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Family Law

A caring and dedicated attorney can protect your rights during a divorce, separation or other family law matter

Family law issues are highly personal and often stressful. Anjilvel Law is a Seattle family law firm handling a full range of family law matters including setting up premarital agreements, filing for a separation or divorce, preparing child custody/parenting plan documents, and calculating child support. This is a complex area of law to negotiate, and you deserve an attorney who will serve you with sensitivity to your needs and concerns.

Take steps toward resolving your legal issue today

Call (206) 855-3154 to make an appointment for an initial consultation. During this consultation we will discuss your situation and determine the most effective path to move forward through the legal system. If there are any safety concerns we will provide you with some initial steps to protect yourself.

Managing legal expenses in a divorce

Keeping costs down during the divorce process involves understanding the process and what the issues are, and trying to reach an agreement on issues wherever possible. Agreeing about issues with a spouse with whom you are separating is difficult for many people. There are extreme cases where one spouse will never agree to what is fair. But no matter how contentious and bitter a separation may be at the beginning there is a middle ground that can often be reached through negotiation by both parties.

Read more about cost-saving measures to keep your legal costs down during a divorce

Grounds for divorce

As a “no fault” state, to get a divorce in Washington you do not need to prove that either spouse did something wrong. A spouse’s wrong-doing or other actions can be relevant in deciding issues relating to custody, visitation, and sometimes division of property, but in terms of the dissolution of the marriage itself fault is never an issue.

Learn more divorce terms in plain English

Family Law Blog Posts

  • What to do if your spouse asks for a divorce

    Your husband or wife has told you “I want a divorce.” You are now faced with the question, what do you do next? The time during which a couple is faced with the possibility of a divorce is an emotional one: fraught with tension, sadness and often anger. It can be difficult to see the…

  • Parental rights in Washington: Parenting Plans defined

    The biggest issue facing separating couples with children in Washington State is, or at least should be, a determination of what is in the best interests of the children. The document that outlines where and with whom the children live, and what their schedules will be with each parent, is called a Parenting Plan. A…