McKinley Irvin Blogs from May 2016

  • Will Divorce Affect my Social Security Benefits?

    Will Divorce Affect my Social Security Benefits? Many people who are facing retirement do not know how Social Security benefits are determined after a change in marital status. If you are divorced, divorcing, considering divorce or are close to retirement age and considering remarriage, you may have questions about how divorce and remarriage may affect the amount of Social Security benefits you are eligible for and the best time to apply for those benefits. A very general overview of what you should know about how divorce and marriage impact Social Security benefits is ...
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  • 4 Things You Should Know About Divorce & Social Media

    4 Things You Should Know About Divorce & Social Media You may be surprised to learn that according to a recently released report by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, one-third of all divorce filings mention the word “Facebook.” A growing number of divorce filings make reference to some kind of online relationship, and it is not uncommon for spouses to even announce their intentions to end their marriages through popular social media outlets like Instagram, Twitter, or other sites. The widespread use (and misuse) of social media has become such a deeply engrained part ...
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  • Veteran Attorney Elizabeth Michelson Joins MI in our new Everett Office

    Veteran Attorney Elizabeth Michelson Joins MI in our new Everett Office We are thrilled to welcome our newest partner, Elizabeth Michelson. After practicing family law in Snohomish County for nearly four decades, Liz has joined McKinley Irvin as Of Counsel and will be leading the firm's new Everett office. View the McKinley Irvin Everett family law office here. Liz is well-known within the legal community for her experience and professionalism. She has served as an AAML Fellow since 1996 and received numerous other professional distinctions. Liz will focus her practice at MI on complex divorce ...
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