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January 2020 Archives

Family law: Navigating financial decisions during divorce

Washington couples who have decided to end their marriage know that the financial implications of such a decision can create significant challenges. As well, during a process that is, typically, already fraught with tension, many divorcing people may feel some anxiety at the thought of entering the area of family law, particularly those who are unfamiliar with the territory. With these points in mind, separating couples are smart to become as informed as possible about financial decisions that will affect their future, as well as any children from the marriage. Several financial experts offer advice to divorcing people to help reduce the inevitable stress and increase the chances of future financial security.

Reducing conflict through child custody mediation

When facing the end of a marriage, parents in Washington and across the nation may have concerns over how the process might affect their children. With a variety of topics to address concerning child custody, preparing for negotiations might seem somewhat stressful and intimidating. Parents who wish to protect the needs and interests of their kids while reducing the level of stress involved with the process could find it helpful to consider child custody mediation.

Head-on collision causes personal injury to 4 people; 2 killed

Over the last few decades, Washington residents have, no doubt, heard the proliferation of warnings about the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol. Nevertheless, for whatever reason, some people continue to make the reckless decision to get behind the wheel of their vehicle after they have had a few drinks. Police believe this was the case when a man driving a pickup truck collided head-on with another vehicle, causing personal injury to four of its occupants; two of those people died in the crash.