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Your family’s future is our first priority 

We practice law differently, with an eye toward innovation and education. We focus on your family’s success and individual needs. We connect you with resources and information to navigate life’s challenges so you can be at peace with your decisions and free from the stress of the unknown. We are well-trained, experienced professionals committed to ongoing education and creative problem-solving to help you make sound, informed, and emotionally intelligent decisions. 


Elise Buie Family Law, PLLC

  • Elise Buie Family Law Group PLLC
    720 3rd Avenue, #2015
    Seattle, WA 98104
  • (206) 926-9848
  • info@elisebuiefamilylaw.com
  • We serve clients in King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Island counties.

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We serve clients in Family Law clients in King, Pierce, Snohomish, and Island counties and offer Estate and Relationship Planning services statewide.


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  • Elise Buie Family Law Group PLLC
    720 3rd Avenue, #2015
    Seattle, WA 98104
  • (206) 926-9848
  • info@elisebuiefamilylaw.com
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A Family First Approach

We are here to help individuals and families holistically navigate difficult decisions. We are connectors. We guide the experience with our firm to be transformational and healing. People at peace with their decisions armed with a plan for the future are free from the stress of the unknown and can give wholly of themselves to their family and community.


We are well-trained, experienced professionals who are committed to ongoing education and creative problem-solving. We practice radical candor and civility, delivering the highest quality service with outstanding responsiveness. 


We Practice Law Differently


If you want something radically different from the traditional law firm experience, you may have just found your dream opportunity. Explore our open positions, if you do not see something that fits your experience but you would like to connect, send us your information. We are growing.


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Blog Posts

Far too many families end up fighting, or at least experiencing tension, over a family inheritance, but it does not have to be that way. Having counseled families for years, we offer the following advice to help your family avoid fighting over your property — while you are here and after you die.

If you are getting divorced, you may be worried about what it will do to your finances. Maybe your finances are heavily intertwined with your spouse’s, or you are worried about what your future will look like, given these changes.…

Establishing paternity and parentage is important for many families and parents. Regardless of why you want to establish paternity and parentage, the process has the potential to be confusing, especially if you are unfamiliar with the terms and rules for…

After divorce, you may find yourself living on one less stream of income than you did when you were married and want to find a way to make up for it. Or even if you didn’t lose any income by…

If you are in the process of getting remarried, a prenuptial agreement may be the last thing on your mind. It should be at the forefront of it, however, as it can be beneficial for you, your spouse, and, if…

As a mom of four (now adult) kids, I remember well the flood of emotions that came each time they went to my ex’s, especially during the early days of my separation and eventually after my divorce. Not only was…

The holidays can look much different during a divorce than they did only a year earlier, and the changes can take some getting used to. The challenge is that you have to start somewhere, and in these “newer” moments, it…

You can use Collaborative Law to support your process of creating and negotiating a prenup with your partner.

In Washington state, if you are involved in a custody dispute, which involves difficult questions related to specific needs for your children or serious parenting deficits (such as mental health, substance abuse, or domestic violence), an evaluation service may be…

Apologizing can be hard, especially if you have a contentious relationship with the person you are apologizing to. If you want to have a polite (even friendly) relationship with your ex in the future, though, owning up to and apologizing…