In the last 50 years, the traditional family in Washington has changed drastically. Traditionally, families have been made up of a mom and dad with two children, and couples rarely lived together before they were married.
In Washington, child custody can be a big deal. Any individual that wants to avoid their ex spouse knows that a joint child custody arrangement can cause major disputes from time to time.
In Vancouver, spousal support is awarded to individuals after divorce to help ensure each spouse is able to maintain the same standard of living they grew accustomed to during the marriage.
Divorce cases as heard by courts in Washington and across the country can be contentious affairs. It appears that may not the case in the divorce proceedings between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver.
In our last post, we wrote about some of the financial struggles that individuals in Vancouver face once their divorce is finalized. Because most couples share household responsibilities during the marriage, many recently-divorced individuals feel as though they do not have the tools they need for a holistic life after divorce.
When couples get married, they must find ways to split the household responsibilities. For many couples in Clark County, that means the women are responsible for much of the housework, and the men are responsible for handling the finances.
For a family, few things have a larger impact on relationships than accusations of domestic violence. When violence is an actual threat to individuals in Vancouver, it is important for the police to respond.
Child support payments are mandated by the courts to help ensure both parents have the financial resources they need to raise their children. However, when one parent refuses to pay, he or she can be taken to court and held accountable for their actions.