After a career as a therapist, I decided that I could be more effective at helping... more
After a career as a therapist, I decided that I could be more effective at helping people overcome the difficulties in their lives as a lawyer. I now enjoy working to help families and children through the difficult transitions that are associated with divorce.
I have been a family law attorney for over 15 years, first in London, England and (... more
I have been a family law attorney for over 15 years, first in London, England and (since 2002) here in Seattle. I put this depth of experience to work for my clients every day. Family law requires legal expertise, and a willingness to use common sense, in order to make the system work for children and families. I am proud of my litigation skills, and also proud to be part of the collaborat... view profile
My law firm, Rao & Pierce PLLC, is a full service civil litigation firm. Our... more
My law firm, Rao & Pierce PLLC, is a full service civil litigation firm. Our practice includes family law, real estate transactions and litigation, business law, estate planning and immigration. We offer excellent, cost-effective lawyering in a low-stress neighborhood setting. Our lawyers work together to ensure that your case is well cared for even if your primary attorney is sick, on vacat... 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.