I'm father to two children who I raised by myself following a terrible custody... more
I'm father to two children who I raised by myself following a terrible custody battle -- the kind I wouldn't wish on anyone. Those children, now ages 27 and 22, are doing very well in the world. My daughter is an attorney with a prominent New York law firm and my son is a computer software engineer in Seattle. My current wife and I have a child on the way -- her first. I feel a bit old to be st... view profile
While I have been a litigator for 16 years and continue to protect my clients rights... more
While I have been a litigator for 16 years and continue to protect my clients rights and responsibilities in court, I am excited to also offer my clients the option of a Collaborative Divorce. Collaborative Divorce is a process that ensures both parties have legal representation and that the legitimate needs of both partners and their children are addressed and taken in to consideration. It i... view profile
I don't have a fancy office. I just try to bring you the best service possible.... more
I don't have a fancy office. I just try to bring you the best service possible. While no lawyer can ever guarantee a result, I am able to resolve most issues without trial, and many with a phone call or letter. Those times I have gone to trial, I have usually prevailed. I have achieved favorable results in fields including but not limited to criminal law, consumer law and credit repair, employm... view profile
I graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, with a... more
I graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, with a bachelors degree in Marketing and management. My Law degree is from the University of Puget Sound Law School (now Seattle University). I have over 28 years of experience and my current, primary areas of practice include Family Law and Bankruptcy.
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.