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Utilizing A Special Master In Family Law Cases

Washington State Family Law Lawyer Lisa H. Do | 7/21/2021
Utilizing a Special Master in family law cases (such as divorce, child custody, or support cases) is an often-overlooked option. But what exactly is a Special Master? A Special Master is a person appointed by the court to oversee or accomplish specific assigned responsibilities. There are different types of Special Masters based on the purpose… Read More

Parenting Plan Modification: What, When, Why And How

Washington State Family Law Lawyer Lisa H. Do | 6/16/2021
A parenting plan is a court order in a divorce or other family law case involving children. The plan provides for the children’s physical care and sets forth the authority and responsibilities of each parent with respect to the children. It details when the children will see and live with each parent, including holidays and… Read More

Washington Grandparents’ Rights In 2021 – New Law, Very Different Rules

The Lawyers at Beresford Booth | 4/27/2021
Washington courts have long recognized that maintaining a relationship with grandparents is generally in the best interest of the children.  If grandparents can make a case that they have been (and will continue to be) critical to the healthy and happy development of the grandchild, they have a good chance of successfully petitioning for some… Read More

Prevention Of Abusive Litigation Between Intimate Partners

Washington State Family Law Lawyer Lisa H. Do | 4/20/2021
Many survivors of abuse experience continuing and extensive court litigation by their former intimate partner as a form of control, intimidation, or harassment that, at its worse, can span years, even decades. The WA State legislature enacted statutes (Chapter 26.51 RCW), effective January 1, 2021, aimed to prevent abusive litigation between intimate partners and protect… Read More

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