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Legal assistance is imperative when planning a divorce

When people in Spokane and across the state are in the midst of ending a marriage, there are numerous divorce legal issues that they have to be concerned with. Whether it's spousal support, child custody or anything else that accompanies the end of a union, one of the keys to ending with a fair resolution is having the proper legal assistance.

Important facts about grandparents' rights and visitation

In Spokane and across the state of Washington, there are often issues related to custody and visitation of children that might go beyond a normal parent-child relationship. In some instances, there is a grandparent who is trying to establish grandparents' rights to be able to see a child when they are being prevented from doing so. In situations such as this, it's imperative to understand the state laws before moving forward with a case.

Judge issues decision in high-profile high asset divorce

In Washington State and across the country, there are a number of differences between a conventional set of family legal issues when a couple chooses to end their marriage and what is in dispute with a high asset divorce. Any divorce will have its difficulties due to property division, child custody concerns, spousal support and numerous other factors that will arise. If there are substantial assets that were part of the marriage, it's likely that both sides will do whatever they can to get as much as possible.

Can Washington State DCS help in a child custody issue?

A common issue that arises for couples who have parted ways in Washington State has to do with child support and custody. It is important to know the proper procedures and what the DCS can and cannot do before moving forward. People frequently wonder where they should turn in if there is a dispute with child support, custody or other family legal issues. Often, they make the mistake of thinking they should contact the Division of Child Support (DCS). DCS does not have the legal right to intervene in these situations.

High-profile child custody dispute with service member settled

In Spokane, when a couple shares a child and is no longer together, there are many difficult issues that must be sorted out. In some situations, the parental rights are called into question due to issues of safety and competence. In others, technicalities muddy the waters between parents and it is either a matter of the court deciding what will happen in the child custody dispute or the parents can try to find common ground for the child's own good.

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