child support

Child support payments are a serious responsibility. Failing to pay can subject a divorced parent to severe repercussions, including being held in contempt of court, fined, and even jailed. An award of child support and the corresponding obligation to pay creates a new and essential...

Custody and child support are, without question, the two most important issues for divorcing parents. Each partner wants their children to have the best lives possible and hope they and their former spouse can come to an agreement that gives their children everything they need. Washington...

The state of Washington regards child support as the dual responsibility of both parents. The state determines the amount of child support required based on parental income. Then, the court will look at all sources of verified income to determine the total amount of combined...

The pandemic made most aspects of life more complicated, including co-parenting. With the uncertainty and potential exposures to the virus, parenting has become more difficult than ever, especially for parents that are not together. Check out this quick guide on how COVID-19 might impact your...

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed life as we know it. One group of people especially affected by the crisis are divorced parents. People had to figure out custody matters with children learning from home and transfer them from one home to another while social distancing....

It is not uncommon for stepparents and stepchildren to form close relationships over time. In fact, many children may consider a stepfather or stepmother as their true parental figure, and vice versa. Due to this, you may desire to adopt your stepchild so that you...