Recent Posts in Divorce Category

146 results found. Viewing page 1 of 6. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6   Next

Can I Legally Prevent My Children from Seeing Their Other Parent?

While, in many cases, it is typically better for children to have a relationship with both of their parents, there may be situations when keeping your ex out of your children’s lives is in their ...
Continue reading "Can I Legally Prevent My Children from Seeing Their Other Parent?" »

3 Realities About Divorce

Making the decision to seek a divorce can be very difficult – or it may be one of the easiest choices you’ve made. The important thing to realize is that everyone is different and each ...
Continue reading "3 Realities About Divorce" »

What is Considered Separate Property in a Divorce?

There are two general types of assets or properties in a divorce, communal assets and separate assets. In the state of Washington, everything acquired during the marriage is considered communal ...
Continue reading "What is Considered Separate Property in a Divorce?" »

Summertime Co-Parenting Tips

While summer means fun and relaxation for most families, for divorced and separated parents, summer break can be quite complicated. Between day care arrangements while school is out, negotiating ...
Continue reading "Summertime Co-Parenting Tips" »

How to Survive Wedding Season When You Are Recently Divorced

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes warmer weather, bright and fragrant flowers, blue skies, and, of course, weddings. Weddings can be stressful for anyone, but if you’ve ...
Continue reading "How to Survive Wedding Season When You Are Recently Divorced" »

What is Post-Secondary Child Support?

Post-secondary child support, also called post-secondary educational support, is the court-ordered payment for a child’s college expenses. Under Washington state law, the court can order a ...
Continue reading "What is Post-Secondary Child Support?" »

What Happens if You Lie About Your Finances in a Divorce?

At the beginning of a divorce, each party is asked to fill out a financial affidavit. This formal document is typically required in divorce litigation, because it provides the official information ...
Continue reading "What Happens if You Lie About Your Finances in a Divorce?" »

How Complex Assets Are Divided in a Divorce

Untangling finances during the divorce process can become complicated, especially if you have complex assets to be valued and divided, such as a business, professional practice, retirement assets, ...
Continue reading "How Complex Assets Are Divided in a Divorce" »

Attorney Amy Cross Joins McKinley Irvin in Portland

McKinley Irvin is delighted to welcome our newest attorney, Amy Cross, to our Portland office. Not only is she a skilled family law attorney, Amy also brings years of experience in estate planning and ...
Continue reading "Attorney Amy Cross Joins McKinley Irvin in Portland" »

What to Do When Your Adult Child Goes Through a Divorce

As a parent, it’s only natural to want to protect and advise your children, even if those children are adults with kids of their own. When your adult child goes through something as painful and ...
Continue reading "What to Do When Your Adult Child Goes Through a Divorce" »

Dating During a Divorce: Is It a Risk?

Once you and your spouse make the decision to divorce, you might think it is an acceptable time to embark on a new chapter and start dating. However, dating while in the midst of divorce could ...
Continue reading "Dating During a Divorce: Is It a Risk?" »

Getting Divorced While Pregnant: The Legal Issues

When a couple is in the midst of divorce, pregnancy can be incredibly stressful. While some couples may choose to postpone the divorce until after the child is born, others may feel waiting ...
Continue reading "Getting Divorced While Pregnant: The Legal Issues" »

Can Household Chores Cause Divorce?

A recent report from Pew Research Center’s Religious Landscape Study found that more than half of married individuals feel that sharing household chores is an important key to a successful ...
Continue reading "Can Household Chores Cause Divorce?" »

Do I Have To Pay Child Support If I Have No Income?

If you are going through a divorce and have children, you and your spouse will need to work out a child support arrangement, including who has to pay and how much the monthly obligation will be. ...
Continue reading "Do I Have To Pay Child Support If I Have No Income?" »

What Kind of Divorce Do You Want?

When seeking to end a marriage, it is important to know that there is more than one path to reach this goal. Determining which option is best for you will depend entirely on your own circumstances, ...
Continue reading "What Kind of Divorce Do You Want?" »

What Happens in the Middle of the Divorce Process?

When considering divorce, people typically have questions and concerns about how to get started and how to obtain the resolutions they want. These are important issues. However, understanding what ...
Continue reading "What Happens in the Middle of the Divorce Process?" »

Changing Beneficiary Designations After Divorce

When experiencing the challenges of a divorce, it can be difficult to focus on many practical implications you will need to consider. One important issue that is often forgotten is the updating of key ...
Continue reading "Changing Beneficiary Designations After Divorce" »

Can a Bad Vacation Lead to Divorce?

Research and statistics on divorce have shown us there can be seasonality when it comes to spouses deciding to end their marriage. Most notably, studies have shown that upticks in divorce filings are ...
Continue reading "Can a Bad Vacation Lead to Divorce?" »

What are the Benefits of Legal Separation?

Divorce has a heaviness to it that can be intimidating to some people who are unhappy with the condition of their marriage. To completely and permanently end a marriage (and any benefits the marriage ...
Continue reading "What are the Benefits of Legal Separation?" »

When Billionaires Divorce: Unique Issues for High Net Worth Couples

The world’s fascination with the wealthy elite can be especially intense when a divorce occurs. When a significant amount of wealth is at stake, a high net worth divorce can be extremely ...
Continue reading "When Billionaires Divorce: Unique Issues for High Net Worth Couples" »

Initiating Divorce During the Holidays

It’s not uncommon for a person or couple to decide to divorce around the holidays. Many do choose to wait until after the new year to file, which is why there are typically a lot more divorce ...
Continue reading "Initiating Divorce During the Holidays" »

How You May Be Sabotaging Yourself in a Divorce

In a divorce, there is a fine line between zealously protecting yourself during proceedings (even if things seem to be going amicably) and becoming too aggressive. Aggressive behaviors are often the ...
Continue reading "How You May Be Sabotaging Yourself in a Divorce" »

DIY Divorce: 3 Things You Should Know

It’s not uncommon for some couples to choose not to work with an attorney and instead handle their divorce themselves. Sometimes, they hope to save money, and other times, they feel that an ...
Continue reading "DIY Divorce: 3 Things You Should Know" »

How Blended Families Survive the Holidays

Holidays should be a time of great family memories and warmth. When families become blended following divorce or remarriage, however, the holiday season can cause many to suffer from unwanted anxiety ...
Continue reading "How Blended Families Survive the Holidays" »

Does Age Matter in Marriage & Divorce?

When it comes to matrimony, many people wonder if age should really matter. After all, if you truly love a person, should it matter if they are 10, 20, or 30 years older than you? Should it matter ...
Continue reading "Does Age Matter in Marriage & Divorce?" »
146 results found. Viewing page 1 of 6. Go to page 1 2 3 4 5 6   Next
  • Best Seattle Divorce Lawyer