Creating Parenting Plans In Washington

One of the most stressful parts of a divorce for parents is making decisions related to the children. It is likely that both parents want what is best for their children, but the emotions of a divorce may cloud their ability to make wise choices. Ideally, Washington parents can arrive at parenting plans without the interference of the courts, but they must still obtain court approval for their plans to ensure their Read More

Under What Circumstances Can Child Support Be Modified?

During a divorce, most parents negotiate which will have primary custody of their children. The other spouse usually provides financial support for the children. The amount of child support is determined by income, housing needs and the child’s financial needs. Later, when one of the parents faces a life event such as the loss of a job or a serious injury, the monthly child support amount needs to be modified. How to Read More

Protecting The Parent Relationship After A Divorce

No parent enters a marriage or has a child believing the relationship will end in divorce. But divorce is still a frequent occurrence in Washington and around the country. When children are involved the impact on them can be devastating and frequently the parent’s first concern is to minimize that negative impact. There are things parents can do to minimize the trauma of the divorce. The first of these is to ensure Read More