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Divorce Laws

Gavel The divorce laws in Washington State are governed by statutes. Just about all of these critical statutes regarding the process of dissolving a marriage can be found in Title 26 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW 26). As detailed throughout our website, the statutes governing family law and divorce provide more guidance than certainty when it comes to comprehending how a judge will interpret a particular set of facts. It is, therefore, essential to not only understand how the statutes work in harmony, but how they have been previously implemented by the courts.

As your family law and/or divorce attorney, it is our job to apply our dedication to these laws and the skills necessary to reach your ultimate goals in regards to your legal matter. Whether it is a matter of child custody, child support, or protecting your valuable assets, we will defend your rights by applying our knowledge of these Washington statutes. If you need spousal support after your separation, or in some cases even protection from an ex-spouse, we can help and provide contact us and assistance in all areas family law.

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For more information about these laws, please call our offices so we can answer your inquiries and discuss your case. There is no reason to pursue one the most emotional trials you may have to experience in life alone. You can be certain that if you retain our legal services, that you will have aggressive and knowledgeable representation standing by you through the entire process. We have family law offices throughout Washtington so it's easy to find a divorce attorney in Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Olympia or Everett.

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If you are contemplating divorce or need assistance with family law action, it is important to understand how the statutes below will relate to your specific facts and circumstances. If you are reviewing them on your own, they will provide some guidance as to how a judge should begin their analysis of your case.

If you have additional questions about the application of Title 26 to your specific situation, do not hesitate to give our offices a call today. We will be happy to discuss your case, learn more about your circumstance, and provide you with an initial assessment.

Title 26 RCW Domestic Relations

RCW Dispositions

26.09Dissolution of marriage -- Legal separation.
26.10Non parental actions for child custody.
26.12Family court.
26.16Husband and wife -- Rights and liabilities -- Community property.
26.18Child support enforcement.
26.19Child support schedule.
26.20Family abandonment or nonsupport.
26.21Uniform interstate family support act.
26.21AUniform interstate family support act.
26.23State support registry.
26.25Cooperative child support services -- Indian tribes.
26.26Uniform parentage act.
26.27Uniform child custody jurisdiction act.
26.28Age of majority.
26.30Uniform minor student capacity to borrow act.
26.34Interstate compact on placement of children.
26.40Handicapped children.
26.44Abuse of children.
26.50Domestic violence prevention.
26.52Foreign protection order full faith and credit act.
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Please do not hesitate to call us with your questions. Understanding the complexities of Washington family laws can be confusing to say the least, and emotionally taxing. We are here to help see you through!

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