Kids

Your family is our first priority


The well-being and future success of your kid(s) is something you likely spend a great deal of time thinking about.
Whether you are a mom, dad, step-parent, or grandparent, you want to see your children thrive and build unbreakable bonds with them. We promise to care; we care about your children and their success and will do everything in our power to support you in protecting their well-being.

PARENTING SUPPORT

For Dads


A father’s rights lawyer at our firm can guide you through the legal process and help you understand how to make decisions that will support the vision you have for your family’s success.

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PARENTING SUPPORT

For Moms

 

As a mom who wants to protect your child, and your relationship with them, preserving parenting rights, maintaining or increasing time with them, or have questions about child support you should connect with our team of experienced child custody attorneys. One of our family law attorneys will guide you though the legal process and provide the information you need to make the best decisions for your family.

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PARENTING RIGHTS

For Grandparents


What legal rights do you have when it comes to your grandchildren? How can you help protect or support them during a divorce or other life changes? We compiled a wealth of resources to help you understand when and how our family law and estate planning attorneys can help.

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A HAPPY MERGER

Blended Families


You went through a divorce, you have helped your kids thrive, and now you have fallen in love. It is time to merge your families. Our family law and estate planning attorneys can help you navigate the complexities that come with joining two families.

WORKING TOGETHER

Parenting Plans


There are many decisions to consider as part of a parenting plan: living arrangements, vacations, school, summer break, learning to drive, piercings, tattoos, extracurricular activities, military, and more. As different as each family is, as diverse as every family’s traditions are, each parenting plan is equally unique. An experienced family law attorney can craft a plan that meets your child’s current and future needs.

PARENTING PLAN

Modifications

 

  • A parent is remarrying and moving to a new location
  • The residential parent is forced to move to assist an elderly relative in their last years
  • One parent has mental health issues
  • There is something going wrong in the home where the child resides
  • There is a job change or job location transfer at issue

COMPLEX CONSIDERATIONS

Guardian Ad Litem


A guardian ad litem is appointed by the court and serves the court in a fiduciary capacity. GALs, as they are often called, must have initial training and meet guidelines set forth by the courts they serve. A GAL makes recommendations to the court, but the judge is the final decision-maker.

GUIDING YOU THROUGH

Adoption


If you have decided that adoption is the path you want to take to grow your family, let our team of experienced family law attorneys help you navigate the complicated process of adopting a child and overcome any challenges along the way.

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SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

Special Needs


Issues of custody, support, and property division are more complex to negotiate when a child with special needs is involved. You have to consider your child’s specific needs. Our family law attorneys will take the time to understand a “day in the life” of caring for your child and develop a plan to address your goals. Additionally, our estate planning attorneys can help ensure that your child is well cared for after you are gone.

SUPPORT

Adult Children


You spend 18 or so years preparing your child for adulthood, and in a blink of an eye, they are off. Let our experienced estate planning attorneys help make sure they are protected if they become incapacitated or preserve your wealth transfer if you choose to remarry or establish a committed intimate relationship in Washington.

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