Tacoma Family Law Blog

How can military parents handle visitation?

Tacoma parents like you who get divorced will have to deal with setting up visitation schedules. Unfortunately, as a parent who is also in the military, this can be a somewhat complex situation to handle. Today, we at Lutz & Associates, P.S., will discuss some...

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When does a judge award spousal maintenance?

As the spouse who managed the household and raised the children, you may worry that after your Washington divorce, you will have to work at a minimum-wage job. This will substantially affect your standard of living, which does not seem fair since your spouse could not...

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Pros and cons of a right of first refusal clause

Most parents must use child care at least occasionally, if not every day. When you and your children’s other parent are negotiating over the parenting plan, it may seem like a good idea to include a right of first refusal clause, particularly if your former spouse has...

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Are you taking steps to mentally cope with your divorce?

Undoubtedly, there is a lot to take care of in a divorce, including informing your Washington employer, breaking the news to your kids and figuring out a new living situation. Be sure you schedule time to sit down and deal with the many thoughts and emotions swirling...

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Dividing retirement accounts during divorce

Working for many years has enabled you to stash away quite a bit in your retirement account. You and your spouse have sacrificed over the years to have this sizeable nest egg leading into your retirement years. However, now that the two of you are looking at...

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Reasons married couples compose postnuptial agreements

Many married Tacoma couples do not like the notion that their unions are not going to be permanent, but it is very possible to not see a divorce coming, which is why it helps to have a prenuptial agreement on hand that addresses issues that might come up in a divorce....

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How does property division work in Washington?

If you are filing for divorce, you are probably wondering what will happen to your property and money. How much you get to keep and what your spouse is entitled to is largely determined by Washington law. Washington has it's own set of community property laws, meaning...

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How to survive financially after divorce

When a marriage ends, financial matters become a major concern for many single parents. The costs of managing a household alone can seem overwhelming, especially if you stay at home with young children and have been out of the workforce of a while. Fortunately,...

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