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3 Reasons Why Uncontested Divorce Can Be Better
An uncontested divorce is an efficient way to go about getting the papers signed and getting your life back on track. Uncontested divorce is the legal term for an amicable, sometimes even friendly, divorce. Unless the couple has a large dispute, such as an argument regarding parenting, support or division of assets, an uncontested divorce can be the easiest option.
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Who Gets the House in a Divorce in Washington State?
A common question that arises in divorce is “Who gets the house?” Houses are generally the biggest property asset in...
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Tips to Create a Comfortable Home After Divorce
If you're worried about how to create a comfortable space you and your children can call home after the divorce is finalized, here are some tips to take into consideration as you move forward.
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What is Online Divorce Mediation?
The process of divorce mediation, especially when done online, can seem daunting to clients expecting a more traditional process involving opposing counsel and a day in court. Knowing what to expect and having a more in-depth understanding of the online mediation process can help to create a sense of comfort around the process.
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Collaborative Divorce: Divorce Without The Courtroom
Collaborative divorce is a transparent divorce process, which takes place outside the court system. An attorney represents each spouse, but each attorney agrees not to take the case to trial. Settlement discussions take place with both lawyers and spouses present, with the goal to reach a fair and lasting agreement.
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Divorce With Pets: Cat and Dog Custody in Washington
A pet’s life after divorce is dependent on its owners. In the best cases, owners draft their own legal arrangement, which covers pet parenting, vet bills and decision-making. If the issue goes to court, the outcome will depend on the judge. Washington law designates pets as personal property and most times a judge will simply award the pet to one spouse or the other. However, it is becoming more common for judges to treat pets more like family members and consider what is best for the pet.
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Name Change After Divorce: Walkthrough to a New Name
You do not have to change your name during a divorce. During the divorce, you have the choice to keep your married name, revert to your maiden name, or choose a new name altogether. You can also change it later on. However, if you’re on the fence know that the process is easier and less expensive if the name change is included as part of the divorce.
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Cost of Divorce in WA: Predicting What You’ll Pay
While the exact price of any divorce is unpredictable, it is possible to estimate cost based on the chosen method. Depending on the degree of conflict, spouses can choose a self represented divorce, an attorney led uncontested divorce, collaborative divorce, or litigation driven divorce.
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Top Ten Questions Divorce Clients Need to Ask
When I worked on my first divorce case I had a list of my top WA divorce questions and spent hours searching for answers. Since then, I’ve kept track of the most common divorce questions and have compiled the answers below. As someone new to the divorce process you’ll be asking yourself many of the same questions. Here are the top 10 questions I’m asked by clients about divorce in Washington.
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