Experienced Seattle divorce and family law lawyers.
Seattle Family Law Attorneys
Seattle family law lawyers you can trust.
Few things in life are as difficult, complicated, and frustrating as going through a divorce. Emotions are often running high. And, there are often many more questions than answers. When many of our clients first make the call to our offices, they feel as though their entire lives are being turned upside down.
There are so many changes that keep coming one after another, and quickly. This is especially true in a divorce where parties have built a life together over many years that suddenly is ripped apart or completely shattered. Taking the first steps can be very difficult. Our Seattle family law attorneys know what you are going through, and, more importantly, we know the road ahead.
Our Seattle divorce lawyers understand the uncertainty that you are facing right now. It's perfectly normal to be a bit frightening, even scared of the unknown. This is where having a steady hand at the wheel is so important. There are so many questions.
How is our divorce going to impact our children?
What kind of visitation schedule is best for our children?
Who is going to pay what bills?
Who is going to stay in our home?
Who is going to use what property?
Our Seattle divorce attorneys understand that you have questions. After answering your questions and learning about you and your children, we will help you develop a sound legal strategy to achieve your most critical goals. This starts from day one. Our Seattle family law lawyers know that you are placing your future life in our hands.
This is a responsibility that we take very seriously. We know that you are counting on us to protect you and your children. We know that you are counting on us to design a legal strategy that will ensure that you have the resources that you need to build a new life.
Our divorce laws are complicated and confusing.
When you’re facing a Seattle divorce or complicated King County family law case that threatens the stability of your family, the law suddenly becomes very important, especially when you don’t have answers to so many important questions.
You may feel like the wrong move in your case could jeopardize your children’s happiness and disrupt your family’s life together. Regrettably, in many situations, you could be right. This is where our Seattle family law lawyers can help.
We know the law. We know the King County court system. We know how help you establish a list of concrete and achievable goals. And, our Seattle divorce lawyers know how to develop a fluid strategy that will enable to you achieve these goals.
Do You Really Need A Seattle Divorce Attorney?
The decision is yours to make, but if you’re thinking of heading to court without a skilled and aggressive Seattle divorce lawyer on your side, consider this: Most Washington divorce and family law actions includes multiple legal issues requiring extensive knowledge of statutes, case law, administrative law, state and local court rules, and even the preferences of your assigned judge.
Our Seattle family law attorneys have extensive knowledge and understand our statutes, our case law, and our administrative law. We are also extremely familiar with King County's local rules. And, our Seattle divorce attorneys know the commissioners and the judges that will hear your case.
You Can’t Learn Washington State Family Law Overnight, and You Shouldn’t Have To
In the midst of family upheaval, you need to focus on caring for your family, not on trying to decide your next best legal step. Going it alone successfully is not impossible, but it is extremely unlikely. Our Seattle divorce attorneys have years of education and practice, but we still spend substantial time researching Washington's family law, as we work to protect families like yours.
Could you personally safeguard you and your children, if your opponent shows up in court with a good Seattle divorce attorney? Even if you’re willing to put in the hours of reading Washington family law books, you simply can’t match an experienced Seattle divorce lawyer’s years of experience and ability to argue the law.
A decision to seek help from someone specifically trained in this arena is probably one of the wisest choices you can make, to pursue the best possible outcome on the crucial questions involved in your case. Our Washington State and Seattle divorce lawyers can help take the pressure off and provide reliable guidance in even the most complex situations and disputes.
How can a Seattle divorce lawyer help me?
Family Resources. The Seattle divorce attorneys on our team provide sound advice, but we also strive to provide sensitive and personal support to our clients. We understand that your Washington family law case might be one of the most difficult adjustments your family will ever face. Our Seattle divorce lawyers are trusted, dedicated and respected family law attorneys who are going to be with you every step of this process.
Our Seattle divorce attorneys have devoted significant portions of our careers to the practice of Washington State family law, and over the years, we have put many resources in place to ease your family’s transition to a satisfying life.
Innovative Settlement Agreements. Our first approach to your case will be to look for areas of potential agreement. Parties who can cooperate are often able to negotiate settlement agreements, resolving specific issues or entire cases, Our Seattle divorce lawyers have extensive experience producing creative agreements with terms more favorable than the sometimes limited assistance you can get from the King County court system in a contested case.
Giving negotiation a reasonable chance can save you the higher legal fees associated with litigation, and it can be much less stressful than an all-out legal battle, for both you and your children. Especially where children are involved, you may have to continue to interact with a former spouse or partner for many years after your case is over, but the hard feelings that arise during lengthy court contests can make civility difficult.
Aggressive Court Representation. Not every divorce or family law case is appropriate for an agreed resolution. Our Seattle divorce lawyers are experienced at dealing with unreasonable opponents. In cases involving abusive behavior or simply cases in which negotiation fails, our we speedily move to secure temporary court orders to protect interests that call for immediate action.
Our Seattle divorce attorneys will also assertively pursue your case in court, if necessary, to obtain a final resolution that benefits you.
You can count on us to stand up for your rights and to stand by your family.