Vancouver Divorce & Family Law Attorneys
McKinley Irvin has a strong reputation for providing skilled legal representation and unparalleled client service in Vancouver, Washington. Our divorce attorneys are committed to protecting your interests. We will relentlessly pursue successful results for your case and provide the knowledge and support you need to move on to the next chapter of your life.
Vancouver Divorce Lawyer Representation
If you are considering divorce in Vancouver or greater Clark County, speaking with a knowledgeable divorce lawyer can prepare you for the road ahead. Our firm is consistently recognized with some of the legal profession’s top honors, which is a testament to the caliber of our family law attorneys and our passion for protecting what our clients value most.
In Vancouver, McKinley Irvin can assist with family law matters such as:
To learn more about divorce and family law, we welcome you to download our complimentary publication, Guide to Divorce and Family Law in Washington State.
Our Vancouver Mediation Attorneys Can Help
Mediation provides an excellent and cost-effective environment in which you and your family can develop a practical and lasting solution to the issues at stake. This approach provides privacy and flexibility that you cannot get in court. Your unique needs, goals, and values are not taken into account when you turn your case over to the court to resolve. Our experienced Vancouver mediation attorneys can help guide you through the process.
Our family law attorneys serve Vancouver, Washington and all of Clark County. McKinley Irvin also regularly represents clients across the Columbia and Willamette Rivers in Portland, Oregon, who need family law assistance in multiple jurisdictions. We assist local, national, and international clients involved in Washington and Oregon divorce and family law matters. For the convenience of our clients, we also facilitate consultation and ongoing client meetings through videoconferencing and teleconferencing, which provides local clients an excellent opportunity to avoid traffic, and out-of-state and international clients an opportunity to speak face-to-face with their attorney despite great distances.
Schedule a Consultation with a Vancouver Mediation Attorney
When you schedule your appointment, a Client Services team member can answer any questions about the process and help you identify which attorney is best suited for your case and your unique circumstances.
Contact us at (360) 830-6961 or submit a request for more information and to schedule a consultation. You can speak with a Vancouver family law and divorce attorney in person, over the phone, or via videoconference.
McKinley Irvin Vancouver Family Law Firm
1111 Main Street, Suite 300
Vancouver, WA 98660
Map / Directions
DIRECTIONS TO OUR VANCOUVER OFFICE
1111 Main Street, Suite 300
Vancouver, WA 98660
From South I-5:
- Take exit 1C for Washington 501/Mill Plain Boulevard toward City Center/Port of Vancouver.
- Turn right onto E 15th St.
- Turn left onto Main St.
- Office building is on the left.
From North 1-5:
- Take exit 1B toward City Center/Convention Center.
- Continue straight onto C St.
- Turn left onto E Evergreen Blvd.
- Turn right onto Main St.
- Office building is on the right.
There is ample metered street parking available around our building.
We are located conveniently on Main Street in Vancouver. There are several popular lunch spots nearby, including Thai Orchid, Vinnie’s Pizza, and Tommie O’s Pacific Rim Bistro. Starbucks is a five minute walk away. We are within blocks of the Vancouver Community Library, US Post Office, and several banks, including Riverview Community Bank, Chase Bank, and Bank of America Financial Center.
Hotels: Should you need accommodations in Vancouver, hotels are near our office.
Childcare: For drop-in childcare referrals and information, you may use this complimentary service and online search.
Pet care: Call to inquire about dog daycare options in Vancouver.
Vancouver Divorce Frequently Asked Questions
I live in Washington but my spouse lives in Oregon. Where should I file for divorce?
When a family law case involves multiple jurisdictions, there are many things to consider. Our Vancouver divorce lawyers often assist clients in cases that do not respect borders. A qualified divorce attorney can help you determine the logical course of action for your circumstances. Speak with our client services representatives about scheduling a meeting with the right attorney for you.
How is spousal support determined in Vancouver?
The court has significant discretion in determining spousal support, also known as “spousal maintenance” or “alimony.” Many other factors are considered, such as your financial resources, your standard of living, the length of your marriage, and your age and health. Continue reading about spousal support in our Guide to Getting a Divorce in Washington State.
How long does a divorce take in Vancouver?
The length of time before a divorce is finalized varies greatly. At the very minimum, there is a 90 day waiting period in Washington after you have filed your petition before divorce can be finalized. After that, it depends. Usually, Washington divorce cases take between four to eighteen months. Your attorney can give you an idea of how long your divorce case will take in Vancouver. Read our Guide to Getting a Divorce in Washington State for further information.
Will our assets be split equally?
Washington is a community property state, meaning property acquired during marriage is usually treated as communal. However, this does not mean property is divided straight down the middle. The court has the power to divide assets equitably based on factors such as your economic situation, the length of your relationship, and how much property is involved. Talk to a Vancouver family law attorney about the likely allocation of your assets.
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Careers at McKinley Irvin Vancouver
Our Vancouver, Washington office offers strong career opportunities for attorneys and legal support professionals. At McKinley Irvin, we believe in actively investing in our employees’ careers through mentorship and training. Vancouver family law attorneys are supported with a consult generation program, case strategy consulting, personal marketing, and career development. We harvest an environment in which legal professionals can thrive, which in turn benefits our clients.
INTERESTED IN JOINING MCKINLEY IRVIN'S TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS?
- Visit our Careers page for current job openings.
If you are interested in a career at McKinley Irvin in our Vancouver office, please contact email@example.com or (360) 830-6961.
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