Resolution Alternatives

Family law is a broad area of practice which includes dissolution/divorce, legal separations, parenting plan/custody matters, relocation of the children, child support, spousal maintenance, property issues, debt issues, modifications of parenting plans and child support orders, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements and more. Family law matters are personal, emotional, and often painful to confront. When the family falls apart, chaos...

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About Face – or what Happens when your Life Goes in the Opposite Direction…

For many of us, when a relationship ends, we are forced to regroup…to turn about face and relate differently to an ex-partner, our children, in-laws, friends, and so on. It is awkward, painful and uncomfortable. We are at our worst and it hurts. We are disoriented, lost, and confused. If children are involved the break-up is even more challenging because we must be at our best even though our world is collapsing emotionally and...

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Law Blog Intro – About Me

I have been practicing family law in Washington state since 1992. Family law is likely one of the most difficult areas of legal practice and many lawyers opt out of practicing family law early in their careers. Family law is about life–good and not so good. It is about good relationships preserved with prenuptial agreements or post-nuptial agreements. It is about adoptions and children being wanted and loved. It is about custody battles,...

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