McKinley Irvin Blogs from September 2014

  • How to Prepare for the Divorce Process

    How to Prepare for the Divorce Process Preparing for divorce may seem like a difficult and overwhelming task, but preparation is key to keeping your sanity and ensuring that the process goes smoothly. At McKinley Irvin, our Washington divorce lawyers understand the concerns people have when beginning the divorce process, and we make sure to help our clients thoroughly prepare for their legal journeys ahead. As a firm that has worked with many clients throughout the years, we've compiled a list of tips to help prepare you for the divorce process. Know What to ...
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  • 7 Potential Adoption Roadblocks

    7 Potential Adoption Roadblocks Whether voluntary or involuntary, a parent's rights must be terminated before their child can be adopted. Adoptive parents will tell you that there are many potential roadblocks you can encounter along the way, so it is advised that you retain a skilled adoption lawyer. Below are some factors that could present difficulties on your road to adoption – Age In Washington, you can adopt as long as you are over the age of 18. However, age is still a factor judges might consider. What matters more than age though is how maturely ...
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  • MI's College Kids

    MI's College Kids For many years, founders Sands McKinley and Rita Irvin have helped out their college-bound family members by buying them a laptop, printer and computer bag -- and have now implemented this wonderful tradition at the firm. This year, McKinley Irvin employees with college-bound kids were able to send off their new college students with some gear for their new pursuits: Congratulations to all the parents sending their kids off to college, grad school, or professional school -- and good luck to the young men and women heading ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Renowned Seattle Family Law Attorney Gordon W. Wilcox

    McKinley Irvin Welcomes Renowned Seattle Family Law Attorney Gordon W. Wilcox We are happy to announce that Seattle family law and divorce attorney Gordon W. Wilcox has joined our firm as of counsel. Gordon brings over 35 years of experience to McKinley Irvin, is an AAML Fellow, AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell, and is consistently selected for honors like Washington Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. Over the course of his distinguished career, Gordon has represented many clients with divorce matters ranging from fairly substantial to very substantial in asset levels and ...
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