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How to Change Your Name After a Divorce | Alliance Law Group

What You Need to Know About Divorce Agreement

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Many people mistakenly think that divorce is simply a matter of dividing assets and debts. However, in most cases, one spouse will be awarded custody of the children while the other parent has visitation rights. The property division process can also be complicated by factors such as what state you…

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What Is the First Step To Getting a Divorce?

By | Family Law

While divorce is common in Tacoma, the processes vary depending on the specifics of your case. If you were in a short-term marriage with no kids, your divorce would likely be fast and uncomplicated. In long-term marriages, however, there may be plenty of hurdles to overcome. They include marital debt,…

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What is an uncontested divorce hearing?

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An uncontested divorce hearing is what it sounds like: an agreement between the two parties that they should get divorced. If both sides agree to a divorce, then there will be no need for a trial or contested hearings of any sort. The court grants them what’s called “divorce by…

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How to Change Your Name After a Divorce | Alliance Law Group

Collecting Child Support in Another State

By | Family Law

Child support is an obligation of both parents. It’s one that must be fulfilled in order to ensure the continued wellbeing, health, and growth of a child or children even after a marriage has ended. In some cases, collecting this money becomes necessary when a non-custodial parent moves out of…

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What is the Purpose of Divorce Mediation?

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Divorce mediation is when divorcing partners meet with an appropriately trained, impartial third party to explore and address typical divorce-associated concerns. Mediation usually is less distressing and less costly than a divorce trial, and it moves much more quickly. In addition, since you and your partner have the last word…

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How to Prepare For Divorce

How to Have an Amicable Divorce

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An amicable divorce is defined as a no-contest or uncontested divorce. Although many do not believe in such a thing, it exists and fits well in the right situations. An amicable divorce can include agreements on visitation, child custody, spousal support, property division, child care, among other things. After reaching…

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When Can You Modify a Child Support Order in Tacoma, Washington? | Alliance Law Group

Dissolution Of Marriage in Washington

By | Family Law

Dissolution of a marriage, also called divorce, is the formal, legal termination of a marriage by a judge. A dissolution of marriage ends your legal status as husband and wife. A divorce, unlike an annulment, does not “delete” the union as though it never existed. Instead, it is a legal…

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What Can a Wife Claim in Divorce?

What Can You Not Do During Divorce?

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Emotions can run high during a divorce. You may be tempted to lash out at your soon-to-be-ex and exact vengeance for any perceived wrongdoings. Most experienced attorneys would advise that this is not a good idea. During a divorce, there are certain things you should never do. Are you filing…

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