Tacoma Family Law Blog

Dispelling myths about mediated divorce

In many people’s minds, divorce looks like shouting matches in a courtroom. Both parties are angry and bitter – and in the end, no one is happy. The good news is that your divorce doesn’t have to be like this. Having a mediator take part in your discussions outside of...

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Informing your adult child about your divorce

Talking about divorce is rarely easy, especially when it comes to having those conversations with your children. This challenge can become even more complicated when those children are adults themselves. There could be added confusion if they are physically separate...

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Protecting your property during a divorce

If you are getting ready to follow the path of divorce or have already started the process, it’s essential to take steps to safeguard what rightfully belongs to you. Ending a marriage can be a traumatic experience, not just for the couple involved, but also for...

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Signs that a marriage may be over

Has what once felt like a fairy tale romance become a toxic existence? Disagreements are a common occurrence even in the healthiest of relationships, but conflicts that simmer and devolve into anger and contempt are indicators that your marriage is on the rocks....

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Girl’s entire 3rd grade class attends her adoption

There are so many ways to have a family. Some people decide to have children through the miracle of adoption, which is a beautiful choice. But it can also be complex. Fortunately, there are professionals to help prospective parents through every stage of the adoption...

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Protecting your grandchild from parental abuse

As a grandparent, you have two generations of loved ones whom you care for and are protective over. While it's likely that you care for your children very much, it may not always be the case that you approve of their choice of partner or of their parenting. You may...

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