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Posted By Cohen Family Law | July 3 2022 | Child Support

What Is Considered Income When Deciding Child Support?

If your divorce involves children, you will need to deal with the issue of child support. Child support is a court order requiring one parent to pay the other post-divorce to help cover childcare costs. The courts order child support because they believe that a child should enjoy the same standard of living that he…

Posted By Cohen Family Law | June 5 2022 | Divorce

What Is Bifurcation in Divorce?

Getting divorced is not something that can be done quickly. The fastest you can get divorced in Washington is 90 days, as this is the mandatory waiting period. However, most divorce cases take much longer, as the couple needs to work out all of the terms of the divorce or go to trial. If there…

Posted By Cohen Family Law | June 4 2022 | Divorce

Common-Law Marriage in Washington

Marriage is not as black and white as it may seem. Some marriages are legally invalid and can be annulled, for example, while other marriages may exist without fulfilling all of the requirements of Washington’s marriage statute. If two people are in a committed long-term relationship and living together, it is sometimes referred to as…

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