McKinley Irvin Blogs from August 2013

  • 2 McKinley Irvin Attorneys in "Best Lawyers in America" 2014

    2 McKinley Irvin Attorneys in We are proud to recognize two of our attorneys for their inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Family Law: Marc Christianson and David Starks . Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal industry. It is an honor for our attorneys to be recognized by their peers for their knowledge, leadership, and caliber of service to their clients. Only 17 family lawyers in WA state were chosen for this distinction. Marc Christianson Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, ...
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  • Mckinley Irvin's New Look

    We recently took a good, long look at why our clients entrust McKinley Irvin attorneys with their important family law matters: they need someone who understands what they’re going through and who.
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  • What is the "Best Interests of the Child" Standard?

    What is the When a family law proceeding involves children, there is almost certainly heard argument over what is in the “best interests of the child.” Anyone involved in such a case should familiarize themselves with the standards by which their child’s “best interests” will be judged. What Does “Best Interests of the Child” Mean? The phrase “best interests of the child” is a short-hand way of describing the standard or test that the court will apply when making decisions (such as custody) that significantly affect the livelihood of a ...
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  • 6 McKinley Irvin Lawyers Named to Washington Super Lawyers

    6 McKinley Irvin Lawyers Named to Washington Super Lawyers We are proud to congratulate McKinley Irvin’s family lawyers who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Washington Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. Attorneys who earn the designation of Super Lawyer or Rising Star are nominated by their peers for outstanding professional achievement. It is an honor for our attorneys to be recognized for their leadership and knowledge in family law, as we are dedicated to providing the highest caliber of legal representation to our clients. Marc Christianson 2013 WASHINGTON SUPER ...
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  • 5 Must Know Facts About International Adoption

    5 Must Know Facts About International Adoption Adopting a child from another country involves many legal steps, both in the U.S. and the country where the child lives. For a successful international adoption (sometimes referred to as an intercountry adoption), it is important that you be prepared beforehand and at each point of the process. Below you will find some “must know” facts about international adoption and the laws that will apply. #1: You Must Comply with Three Sets of Laws Completing an international adoption requires that the adoptive parents comply with ...
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