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1. If you want to order your records ONLINE, go to the County Department of Administration, https://dja-eweb.kingcounty.gov/records/. Select the online request option and input your personal information, including your case number and the document name. There will be a fee of $2.49 for credit/debit cards and $1.49 for checks. 2. To obtain record IN PERSON, each county offers [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Legal

When I work with couples who have children 18 years or older, this question frequently comes up. Children under the age of 18 are credits against the taxes their parents owe. When they reach the age of adulthood, however, they may not be. However, The Federal Law allows parents to treat children over the age [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Uncategorized

Getting divorced is a significant financial transaction that can have serious tax implications, especially if you have retirement accounts. When funds are taken out of a spouse’s account to be transferred to the other spouse, the money must be placed in that spouse’s retirement account to avoid immediate taxation. If this is not completed within [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Divorce, Retirement

Teenagers forced to spend time with parents amid a separation tends to be especially awkward for adolescents. They are more likely to resent the disruption of their personal life to accommodate parent’s schedules. When they are practicing leaving the nest, their parents begin demanding scheduled “nesting” time. Teens may rage about these enforced schedules as” [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Divorce

Need to relocate but you don’t know if your kids can come? Well, it’s back to court for parents with equal residential time… A new high court ruling is good news for ex’s committed to raising children together post-divorce because it makes it more challenging for parents with equal residential time and decision making to [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Uncategorized

Why choose mediation? People who mediate want a simpler, less expensive, private alternative to ending their relationship. They want a fair resolution of their differences and are willing to work together towards compromise. Individuals who choose mediation realize that legal fees diminish the financial resources available to share and creates unnecessary animosity which affects their ability [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Divorce

Your name is a key part of your identity. Yet, circumstances may cause you to want or need to change your name. Changing your name is not as hard as you may think! People divorcing or legally separating can change their names as part of the proceeding. It may surprise you, but anyone can change [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Uncategorized

Telling your children Mom and Dad are separating is like telling them there is no Santa. It’s the truth, but it isn’t easy for young children to understand. The child feels the loss of family cohesion, but do they have the language to express their fears.  Parents need to assure them that separate households won’t [...]

July 1, 2020

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Categories: Uncategorized