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June 2011 Archives

Schwarzenegger making voluntary child support payments to Shriver

When a couple divorces, one spouse may be entitled to child support payments from the other spouse. In Vancouver, there are a variety of factors that are considered before a child support amount is determined. Typically, however, parents do not begin making payments until they have been ordered to do so by the courts.

Man who beat wife during divorce hearing held without bail

About two months ago, we wrote a post about a man who beat his wife in front of a judge. That man is currently being held in jail without bond for aggravated battery. Although his case garnered a lot of media attention, most cases of domestic violence in Washington are less well-known.

Studies show divorce might not be so hard on kids after all

How many times have you heard parents say that they were "staying together for the kids?" For decades, people in Washington and throughout the country have been under the impression that there were few things worse for a child than witnessing his or her parents go through divorce.

Child custody as a time share: Healthy time with kids post divorce

Many parents do not like to think about losing time with their kids. Some have concerns about how well their soon-to-be ex-spouse can parent the kids alone. For many parents in Washington, determining the child custody and visitation schedule can be one of the most emotionally challenging parts of divorce.

Kardashian and Humphries: Signing a prenup to secure your wealth

When people think about divorce, one of the most frightening aspects of it can be the element of property division. People worry about what will happen with their home and their cars. They wonder how their family business will be divided. People worry about whether they'll need to divide inheritances with a soon-to-be ex-spouse.

Madoff victim calls for resettlement in divorce

After Bernie Madoff was convicted for defrauding investors out of billions of dollars in 2009, it was revealed that his Ponzi scheme had duped individuals in Washington and across the country. Now a man wants to resettle his divorce, hoping to get back some of the money his ex-wife was awarded.

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