January

McKinley Irvin Blogs from January 2016

  • Dating Considerations for Divorcees with Kids

    With the divorce rate in the U.S. still lingering around 50 percent, many children experience the split of their parents before reaching the age of 18. Most parents head back out into the dating world within one year after a divorce. Although there have been many studies on divorce and remarriage, only a few studies exist on the period of courtship between the two. Divorce is an emotionally trying time for children as well as adults. Even after time has passed and a parent is ready to reenter the dating world, care should be ...
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  • How to Start a Divorce in Washington State

    How to Start a Divorce in Washington State Divorce in Washington State is called “dissolution of marriage” and begins with a petition. In short, the petition defines your stipulations regarding spousal support, property division, debt division, child custody, and other details that apply to your specific case. Washington State law also requires a summons, vital statistics form, and confidential information form, which your attorney can help you compile and serve to your spouse. Considerations Before You File Divorce is more than paperwork and legal dealings. It’s the ...
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