Planning for Divorce in Washington State

What are some of the things you need to do in order to prepare for divorce? Good divorce planning is critical to a good divorce outcome. There are four basic things you need to keep in mind. One: you want to have a copy of all your financial assets and especially all the financial assets […]

Juggling Your Business and Life Through Divorce

How do you juggle your business and life through divorce?   I’ve seen hundreds of divorce cases and nearly everyone gets it wrong.  Divorce isn’t about the numbers.  It’s about the emotions.  Don’t forget your own emotions!  Some people seek to reconciliation, some revenge, others vindication, still others fulfillment or fairness.  It means something different […]

How Tim Nearly Lost Visitation Rights when His Ex-Wife Decided to Move

  How to avoid losing visitation rights when your spouse moves.   Tim had a very amicable divorce.  In fact, Tim and his ex-wife used two “collaborative law” attorneys to wrap up their divorce in about 120 days.  When Tim obtained his divorce from his ex-wife in 2009, they had worked together to develop a parenting […]

7 reasons trials are different from temporary hearings.

  `Are you “trial” experienced’?   Have you ever been to trial?  If you haven’t, you’re in for an experience!  Trials are vastly different than a family law motion calendar or a court date about temporary orders.  Trials are different from temporary hearings for seven reasons: stick factor, length of time, cost, preparation, stress, odds […]

What will happen to my business in my divorce case?

  If you’ve just been served with divorce papers, you’re thought order usually goes like this. What about my children? What do I need to do to maintain access to them? Then, if you’re like any other small business owner that I know you’re next thought is this, “What about my business?”  Our legal team has […]

Should I file for divorce in Lincoln County?

Where is Lincoln County and Should I file for divorce in Lincoln County?   Where is Lincoln County and how do I get there? Lincoln County is on the eastern side of the State of Washington just to the west of Spokane County. The county seat is in Davenport, Washington. To get there from Seattle, […]

Dealing with Divorce when Your Spouse Leaves You

    D-Day: The moment she tells you it’s over.   Women end most relationships.   60% of all divorce filings are by women.  If the breakup has come as a surprise to you, your most immediate concern is dealing with your own emotions.  Whether it was an affair or something benign, you probably won’t […]

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