Question: Attorney Chi provides an overview of the parenting plan Answer:     English Schedule is very specific around days, time, you can see your children. How to divide holidays, how do divide birthdays how to divide mother’s day, father’s day. All of those holidays are taken into consideration. But the parenting plan is a…

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Question: How child custody works? Answer: English Hi! My name is Dr. Deirdre Bowen. I am a professor at the Seattle University School of Law. The information that I am about to provide to you should be taken as just that: information and not legal advice.  People who end their relationship, either marriage or domestic…

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The court may limit your residential time with your children and may deny you joint decision making or alternative dispute resolution if the court finds any one of the following: Refusal to care for the children and perform parenting duties and responsibilities Physical, sexual or emotional abuse of the child History of domestic violence or…

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If you and your spouse have a child or children who are under 18 years old or otherwise dependent, then the court will require that a Parenting Plan be entered with the court in order for you to finalize your divorce. If you have been served divorce papers that include a Proposed Parenting Plan with…

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Child custody is perhaps the most delicate matter in a divorce. In most cases, custody is agreed upon between both parents during mediation. However, if no agreement can be reached, a judge will decide custody rights based on the best interest of the child. This decision factors in important considerations, such as each parent’s ability…

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Question What’s a Parenting Plan Answer   ENGLISH Hi! My name is Dr. Deirdre Bowen. I am a professor at the Seattle University School of Law. The information that I am about to provide to you should be taken as just that: information and not legal advice. One of the things that you may have…

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Domestic violence is an issue with very serious consequences. Domestic abuse often escalates from threats and verbal abuse to violence. Emotionally abusive relationships can destroy your self-worth, lead to anxiety and depression, and make you feel helpless and alone. No one should have to endure this kind of pain—and your first step to breaking free…

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Children are the most important asset of parents, they work day and night to provide for them and to give them a successful and comfortable life that waits ahead of them. However, unfortunately this is not the case in every household, children are a subject of abuse and neglect intentionally or unintentionally but it does…

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A divorce where at least one spouse is in the military is called a “#military divorces“.  State laws govern regular divorces. Military divorces are different as both state and the federal law apply to them.   The main federal law which addresses military-divorces is the “Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.” Earlier the act was also known…

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