Complications in a Seattle High Net Worth Divorce

As any Seattle divorce lawyer will tell you, divorces are fairly painful even when they involve the average American.  However, when divorces involve the wealthy, they can become even more complicated. A case in point is the recent divorce settlement that was announced between former Yahoo boss Susan Decker and Michael Dovey.  The two had […]

Pet Custody Issues in Seattle Divorces

The number of couples squabbling over who gets custody of the pet cat or dog has increased across the country. About 25 percent of family lawyers, who responded to a 2006 survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, said that they had noticed an increase in pet custody cases since 2001.  According to the […]

Senior Divorce Rates Increase  Even as national divorce rates have dropped over the past 2 decades, there has been a spike in ‘gray divorce,’ or divorces involving senior citizens.  In fact, according to some estimates, senior citizen divorces have spiked to some of their highest levels on record. In 1990, people above the age of 50 accounted for […]

Prenuptial Agreements Are Only for Seattle’s Rich and Other Myths

Few family law documents have as many negative connotations as prenuptial agreements.  These have been called ‘romance killers,’ and get-out-of-jail-free cards, but the simple fact is that prenuptial agreements have existed for thousands of years.  Historically, the practice of drafting financial agreements before marriage existed in ancient Egypt, and also features prominently in Anglo American […]

Singer and Actress File for Divorce

Two Hollywood stars have decided to file for divorce. According to news sources, the actress wife and singer husband have been together for just two years. While the two are hoping to keep their divorce under the radar, the actress’ new TV show has thrust her more firmly into the public eye. As a result, […]

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