January

McKinley Irvin Blogs from January 2017

  • Top Seattle Family Law Attorney Janet A. George Joins McKinley Irvin

    Top Seattle Family Law Attorney Janet A. George Joins McKinley Irvin On January 30, 2017, Janet A. George , widely recognized as one of the top family law attorneys in Washington State, merged her prestigious family law practice with McKinley Irvin. “After decades of building a rewarding solo family law practice, I am delighted to announce my decision to merge my firm with McKinley Irvin, the largest premier family law firm in our region,” says Janet. “This decision came naturally to me, as we share a common set of values and practice philosophy.” Janet will continue her practice with high ...
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  • Can a Bad Vacation Lead to Divorce?

    Can a Bad Vacation Lead to Divorce? Research and statistics on divorce have shown us there can be seasonality when it comes to spouses deciding to end their marriage. Most notably, studies have shown that upticks in divorce filings are common after the holidays and around the New Year. In fact, the first working Monday of the New Year is often referred to as “Divorce Day” due to the increase in divorce inquiries. Other studies have found seasonal patterns behind divorce aside from the common “New Year, New Me” mentality. This includes one 14-year study of ...
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  • What are the Benefits of Legal Separation?

    What are the Benefits of Legal Separation? Divorce has a heaviness to it that can be intimidating to some people who are unhappy with the condition of their marriage. To completely and permanently end a marriage (and any benefits the marriage may afford) causes many couples to hesitate, even if they no longer want to be together. If you are finding yourself in this situation, you should know that there is a “comfortable in-between” called legal separation . In Washington, legal separation is a legal action that enacts certain elements of a divorce, but does not end ...
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  • When Billionaires Divorce: Unique Issues for High Net Worth Couples

    When Billionaires Divorce: Unique Issues for High Net Worth Couples The world’s fascination with the wealthy elite can be especially intense when a divorce occurs. When a significant amount of wealth is at stake, a high net worth divorce can be extremely contentious and involve many complex legal issues. This often makes good fodder for journalists, but for the couple divorcing, their financial standing and private family/marital issues are typically scoured and published for public consumption. And it’s never over quickly. When significant assets are involved, the divorce process is ...
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