When seeking a family law attorney, there are three important factors to consider:... more
When seeking a family law attorney, there are three important factors to consider: experience, knowledge and cost. My practice is exclusively family law. I am sensitive to the emotional nature of family law litigation and am willing to put in the extra effort necessary to achieve a successful result. I am determined to obtain the best outcome for my clients but not reluctant to discourage expe... view profile
I graduated from the University of Washington in 1983 with dual degrees in Political... more
I graduated from the University of Washington in 1983 with dual degrees in Political Science and Speech Communications. I obtained my law degree in 1986 from the University of Puget Sound and joined the Bar in 1987. I started my legal career as an intern in the City of Seattle Prosecutors office. There I learned the fundamentals of misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor prosecution. A... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.