Family and Parenting

Tips for working with a GAL, Parenting Evaluator, or Investigator
November 3, 2022

Tips for Working with a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL), Parenting Evaluator, or Investigator in Washington State

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...

who pays for extracurricular activities after divorce
September 15, 2022

Who Pays for Extracurricular Activities in Divorce in Washington State?

For parents, divorce often raises many questions surrounding extracurricular activities. These questions usually include whether the children will get to participate in the extracurricular activities (sports, performing arts classes, music lessons, art classes, etc.) they did before the divorce, expanded...

when a co-parent can no longer care for your kids
August 11, 2022

What Happens if You are Divorced and Your Co-Parent Can No Longer Care for Your Kids?

The expression “in sickness and in health” is common in wedding ceremonies of all faiths. So when most people recite these words, it is probably safe to assume that they envision themselves married at a time when the unthinkable may...