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  • Coronavirus Stimulus Checks and the Effect on Divorce

    Coronavirus Stimulus Checks and the Effect on Divorce By Jayde Logan , McKinley Irvin family law attorney On March 30, 2020 the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced the distribution of stimulus package payments to account for the coronavirus pandemic. Payments are intended for taxpayers only, therefore, most qualifying recipients must have a social security number. There may be a minimal exception for members of the military. Qualifying single adults who have an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less will receive $1,200. Married couples with no ...
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  • Marriage Story: What the film got right and wrong about divorce

    Marriage Story: What the film got right and wrong about divorce The Oscar-nominated Netflix film Marriage Story is a moving narrative that depicts the experiences and evolution of a family going through a divorce. The film follows divorcing spouses, Nicole (played by Scarlett Johansson) and Charlie (played by Adam Driver), as their split plays out. It got a lot of things right about what it’s like to go through a divorce in real life…but not everything. Read on to see what Marriage Story got right and wrong about divorce. What Marriage Story got right about divorce: The value of hiring ...
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  • Portland Family Law Attorney Jack G. Dekovich Joins McKinley Irvin

    Portland Family Law Attorney Jack G. Dekovich Joins McKinley Irvin McKinley Irvin is pleased to welcome attorney Jack Dekovich to our Portland office. Jack Dekovich focuses his practice on finding optimal solutions for his family law clients. He represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody, legal separation, domestic violence, relocation, and legal matters for unmarried couples. Jack values his client relationships and currently maintains a 100 percent five-star review rating from former clients on Avvo.com. In addition to his family law practice, Jack is a ...
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  • 7 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America

    7 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America Congratulations to the following family law attorneys distinguished in The Best Lawyers in America for 2019: Marc T. Christianson , Of Counsel Janet A. George , Of Counsel Jeffrey S. Matthews , Partner Elizabeth A. Michelson , Of Counsel Laura Sell , Law Practice Managing Partner David B. Starks , Partner Gordon W. Wilcox , Of Counsel Several of McKinley Irvin’s listed attorneys have been included in Best Lawyers for many years, including Gordon Wilcox (since 1987), Elizabeth Michelson (since 1999), and Marc Christianson ...
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  • 20 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Included in 2018's Washington Super Lawyers

    20 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Included in 2018's Washington Super Lawyers We congratulate the twenty attorneys from McKinley Irvin's offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, and Vancouver who have been named 2018 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. McKinley Irvin 2018 Washington Super Lawyers: Marc Christianson , Of Counsel Janet A. George , Of Counsel Elizabeth Michelson , Of Counsel Jennifer Payseno , Partner Kim Schnuelle , Senior Attorney Laura Sell , Law Practice Managing Partner David Starks , Partner Gordon W. Wilcox , Of Counsel McKinley Irvin Washington 2018 Rising Stars: Mark Arend , ...
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  • Two New Attorneys Join MI Vancouver Office

    Two New Attorneys Join MI Vancouver Office We are pleased to announce that Vancouver family law attorneys Lisa Martin and Lisa Ward have joined the firm. Our new team members bring a diverse range of experience to McKinley Irvin – and a fierce dedication to helping families in the Vancouver community. Lisa E. Martin, Senior Attorney , has over 20 years of family law practice experience in both Washington and Oregon. She is well known for her knowledge and skill in divorce matters that involve high assets and other complex divorce and family law issues. Lisa M. Ward, ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Gets High Marks in U.S. News "Best Law Firms"

    McKinley Irvin Gets High Marks in U.S. News McKinley Irvin has been named in 2018 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News–Best Lawyers in two major metropolitan areas For the seventh consecutive year, McKinley Irvin has received a "Best Law Firms" Tier 1 Ranking in the practice of Family Law for the Seattle metropolitan area. This year, we also achieved a Tier 2 Ranking in Family Law for the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. What it means to be named in "Best Law Firms" To be eligible for a U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" ranking, a firm must have one or more ...
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  • Liz Michelson Named 2017 Family Law "Lawyer of the Year"

    Liz Michelson Named 2017 Family Law We are proud to announce that Best Lawyers® has named Liz Michelson the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Family Law in the Seattle metro area. Best Lawyers selects only one “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and geographic location. The attorney chosen presented with the highest overall peer reviews. While this is her first time as the recipient of “Lawyer of the Year,” Liz has been recognized annually by the Best Lawyers for the past 18 years. She has practiced family law in Snohomish County since 1980 and is widely ...
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