I've practiced family law since 1980. I've also been active in the King County... more
I've practiced family law since 1980. I've also been active in the King County Family Law Section, and have worked on several committees to help low income folks obtain divorces and legal help. In my free time, I love being with my family--my three children, all adults now, and my husband, are a great joy. I also love to garden, travel and try to learn Italian--something I think will pr... view profile
Heritage M. Filer concentrates her practice on representing clients with a variety... more
Heritage M. Filer concentrates her practice on representing clients with a variety of family law issues, including: dissolutions, legal separations, paternity, relocation of children, meretricious relationships, asset and debt division, child support, and issues regarding contempt of court motions.
SIGNIFICANT REPORTED CASES: In re Marriage of MacGibbon, 139 Wn.App 496, 161 P.3d... more
SIGNIFICANT REPORTED CASES: In re Marriage of MacGibbon, 139 Wn.App 496, 161 P.3d 441 (2007) (CR 11 sanctions against party and aattorney). Larson v. Seattle Popular Monorail Authority,156 Wn.2d 752, 131 P.3d 892 (2006) (constitutional challenge of taxing authority). Tahir M. Bawazir v. Sheikh Khalid Bin Mahfouz, 532 U.S. 514, 121 S.Ct. 1247, 149 L.ed.2d 154 (2001) (Petition for Wri... view profile
I devote my practice entirely to family law, with a focus on complex parenting cases.... more
I devote my practice entirely to family law, with a focus on complex parenting cases. These types of cases are my focus because I enjoy helping parents get through the difficult and stressful process of a divorce or custody proceeding feeling informed and empowered. I believe that my role as an attorney is not only to help the client understand the law and how it will impact their life, but als... view profile
James practice focuses exclusively on family law litigation and mediation, although... more
James practice focuses exclusively on family law litigation and mediation, although he has represented parties in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters throughout his legal career. He is an experienced litigator, having tried cases in both State and Federal Court. James assists clients with complex marital dissolutions, including those of high net worth individuals, often involving bu... view profile
Lisa Wolfard is Co-chair of the Short Cressman Burgess Estate, Family and Life... more
Lisa Wolfard is Co-chair of the Short Cressman Burgess Estate, Family and Life PlanningPractice Group and focuses entirely on family law. She represents business executives or their spouses in complex marital dissolution matters, including business valuation, division of property, support and parenting issues. The author of the Marriage Chapter of Washington Practice, she has repeatedly... view profile
I am a legal advocate and advisor to my clients on a wide range of family law... more
I am a legal advocate and advisor to my clients on a wide range of family law matters, particularly in areas involving complex financial, property, and custody issues. My primary areas of service include dissolutions of marriages, domestic partnerships, civil unions and cohabitation relationships; child custody disputes; and modifications of parenting plans and child support orders. I also work... 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.