My name is Sharon Blackford and I own Washington eLawyer. I went to college at the... more
My name is Sharon Blackford and I own Washington eLawyer. I went to college at the University of Washington and law school at Seattle University, graduating in 1995 with honors. I’ve been practicing law full time in Washington State since then; and I’ve always focused on helping people with their problems. I started out as a public defender, helping people who had little or no money and were fa... view profile
Ms. Goodwin is a member of the American Bar Association, Washington Bar Association,... more
Ms. Goodwin is a member of the American Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, and King County Bar Association, including their Family Law Sections. She is also a member of the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association and Washington Women Lawyers.
I graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1984, where I... more
I graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1984, where I was the the Editor in Chief of the International Law Review. After practicing general civil litigation, particularly plaintiff's personal injury work and family law, I moved to Seattle in 1987. I worked as an associate attorney at Williams Kastner Gibbs for two years, doing defense work in product liability ca... view profile
As a family law attorney, I help couples and families work to reach a mutually... more
As a family law attorney, I help couples and families work to reach a mutually agreeable resolution based on their interests and the best interests of their children. The interests of individuals, couples and families vary widely, but often include values such as financial well-being, acting in the best interest of children, maintaining privacy and dignity, and simply moving on i... view profile
Attorney Paige Haley says she was prepared since childhood to practice family law.... more
Attorney Paige Haley says she was prepared since childhood to practice family law. Paige was adopted at birth and her mother remarried twice, giving Paige two stepfathers. "I don't view my history as negative," she says. "My family is very close, and I've experienced many of the situations my clients have experienced. Sometimes clients feel shame about what they are going through. I tell t... view profile
In my role as an attorney I enjoy complex analysis and problem solving. I have... more
In my role as an attorney I enjoy complex analysis and problem solving. I have experience as a litigator in criminal court, immigration court, and family court. I enjoy analyzing complex family law issues including interstate and international custody, parental kidnapping and non-parental custody actions, among many other issues related to family law. My analysis has been included in amicus bri... view profile
For over thirty years I have focused my practice on family law. Former clients can... more
For over thirty years I have focused my practice on family law. Former clients can attest to my commitment to them, my understanding of and attention to their needs, my knowledge of the law, myjudgment, and my success drivenand practical approach to their unique circumstances. i look forward to meeting you to discuss how I can be of assistance.
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.