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Temporary Support in Tacoma

Talk to a Tacoma Temporary Support Lawyer Today and Get the Relief You Need

Divorce cases sometimes present unique challenges. One example is financial hardship resulting from the loss of a spouse's monthly income. The longer it takes to finalize your divorce, the more dire your financial situation may become. In some cases, the Washington State Family Court can help relieve financial burdens by providing relief in the form of temporary support. Petitioning the Washington court for temporary support is something that our qualified divorce lawyers can help you with.

Temporary support may be awarded by the court for a variety of reasons, and our Tacoma divorce lawyers can help you determine whether it’s possible in your situation. Temporary relief may come from child support, alterations in visitation and custody, or by some other means. The Pierce County family court will make the final decision. In certain situations, it may be possible to obtain spousal support, but this scenario is rare.

Temporary support is specific to each case, so you should seek help from one of our experienced Tacoma family law attorneys. With more than 50 years of combined legal experience, our Washington divorce attorneys can help you pursue the relief you need with urgency.

Obtaining temporary support won't necessarily be easy, but swift action is recommended, especially if your kids are being affected by lack of financial support. The court imposes time limits on temporary support actions, so contact one of our Tacoma family law attorneys without delay.

How Much Money Do I Get If My Petition for Support with the Court is Successful?

Even the best Tacoma divorce attorneys cannot answer this question without more information about your particular circumstances. The family court will ultimately make all decisions regarding support, and if money is part of the equation. To make its decision, the court uses the Washington State Child Support Schedule, which establishes uniform guidelines for child support payments as the divorce process unfolds.

After a divorce or parentage action is filed in the Pierce County Family Court, a temporary support order may be issued. The court pays close attention to the child's needs, and both parents financial situation, before making their decision.

We urge you to work with a Tacoma temporary support lawyer with experience handling these often complex cases. At the Washington Family Law Group, we understand how important temporary support can be to struggling families, and we will do everything the law allows to ensure you get what’s rightfully yours. Talk to a lawyer from our Tacoma law office today and get more information about temporary support and how the law applies to your situation.

Enjoy Your Own Free Consultation With an Experience Tacoma Lawyer

Our Tacoma temporary support attorneys offer a free case evaluation. This means you can get answers to questions concerning temporary support without any obligation. Washington law requires that you provide your ex with a notice when seeking temporary relief. This means it’s wise not to wait until your financial situation becomes desperate before taking legal action. Contact one of our Tacoma temporary support attorneys before your financial hardships become too great, and find out what our legal team can do for you.

Negotiating family law issues involving a child's living arrangements and/or monetary support is never easy, but our Tacoma divorce attorneys understand the stakes. Start getting reliable answers about temporary relief today by contacting one of our experienced Tacoma family law lawyers and getting the facts..

It may also be possible for temporary relief to become permanent when your divorce is finalized, so be sure to talk to one of our attorneys about this important issue.

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Laurie has worked on my very challenging and contentious divorce and I could not have asked for a better family law attorney. She was able to handle all of the twists and turns of my case with ease. I highly recommend Laurie to anyone looking for an excellent, ethical and hard working counselor. Chandler
Laurie is an incredible divorce lawyer! She did an amazing job with my divorce, and it was a real dog fight the whole way. She is a true fighter. And you can tell that she really cares about her family law clients and the results that she achieves for them. John
My lawyer guided me through a very challenging time in my life when I was going through my divorce. She worked hard and explained every step of the way what was going on so I could understand the process. I was very happy with her work. Barbel