Filing for divorce becomes extremely complicated when spouses no longer resides in the same state. In some cases, a spouse has moved to another state right after the couple has recently announced their separation. Other … Continue reading I have never lived in Washington. Our children have lived there. Can my spouse file for divorce and a parenting plan in Washington?
The process of divorce involves an immense amount of complications that must be considered and handled well, such as emotional, financial and legal issues. If you are indeed adamant on getting a divorce, it … Continue reading I do not think the divorce should be in Washington. What should I do?
United States has a system that requires that you live in a particular state for a set amount of time before you proceed to file for divorce. Jurisdictions such as New Jersey, Connecticut and Nebraska … Continue reading I have never lived in Washington. Can my spouse file for divorce in Washington?
There are instances where separate property could become marital property. For instance, if one spouse has received a significant sum of money from a relative as an inheritance (or a gift). The spouse then transfers … Continue reading What is separate property in a divorce?
Community debt is debt incurred during a marriage by a spouse which is generally related to the marriage and both spouses may be liable to pay. In a community property state (like Washington), a debt … Continue reading What is Community Debt in a divorce?
Separate property is any property, real or personal, acquired before marriage, after divorce, by gift or inheritance during marriage, or during marriage with separate property funds. Further, any income made from a spouse’s separate property … Continue reading What is separate property in a divorce?
Domestic violence is committed by a family or household member as defined by the Washington state law. Therefore the Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) protects you from these members. It cannot be applied to total … Continue reading Who is included in family and household members
Domestic violence means physical or emotional abuse over time by a family member. There is a legal definition which explains in detail what is and what is not domestic violence. Here are the details from … Continue reading What is Domestic Violence