McKinley Irvin Blogs from January 2011

  • Divorce and Bankruptcy

    Divorce and bankruptcy are two areas of the law that often overlap and affect each other in many ways. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) of 2005 addresses some of the issues that arise when bankruptcy and divorce overlap. There are many considerations affecting whether and when to file for bankruptcy, and how bankruptcy will affect you. You should consult the laws of your state to determine how bankruptcy may affect your divorce (or how your divorce may affect your bankruptcy). You should ...
    Continue reading >>
  • Do I Need a Prenup?

    Do I Need a Prenup? The Facts about Prenuptial Agreements Nearly one-third of single adults say they would ask a significant other to sign a prenup. And yet, according to a 2010 study by Harris Interactive: Only 3% of people with a spouse or fiancé have a prenup. Only 3%? Well, that’s still up from the 1% with a prenup when Harris conducted a similar study in 2002. But considering the facts surrounding marriage, divorce, and prenuptial agreements, you would think the numbers would be higher still. Prenuptial agreements should be discussed ...
    Continue reading >>
Page of 1
  • Best Lawyers
  • Best Law Firms
  • Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent
  • Puget Sound Business Journal Washington's Best Workplaces 2023
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers - Lawyer of the Year 2024
  • Avvo Rating 10.0
  • "My attorney was very good in and out of the courtroom. Always kept me up to date on any issues that came up. " R.R.
  • "We would highly recommend the knowledgeable and dedicated law firm of McKinley Irvin to anyone who might be seeking legal services. " P.M.
  • "I knew I had made the right decision. From the beginning of my case to conclusion, I knew I had a great team looking out for my best interest. " Christine P.
  • "I cannot imagine two people better able to represent me " M.L.
  • "I always felt my specific needs were very well represented and that I could count on David to be a trusted adviser. " T.M.
Read More