Divorce is no simple matter. The issues when a marriage ends run the gamut from property division, business valuation, buyouts, partnership dissolutions, appraisals, true income of the parties, and rights to, and ownership of, property and businesses, to custody, parenting time, alimony (spousal support), child support, and even tax issues. A divorce attorney from Morton McGoldrick can help you navigate these issues.
Divorce Attorney Services in Tacoma and Pierce County
The attorneys at Morton McGoldrick understand that when a marriage ends, parties often disagree on the division of their property and debts, on custody and visitation time, child support, support for college-aged children and alimony among a variety of other potentially contentious matters. A divorce attorney from our office will strive to make these difficult situations easier for you with the support of our team of experienced attorneys and sensitive staff. We are available with advice, guidance and reassurance when the process can be overwhelming.
Divorce and Separation:
Our objective is to help our clients obtain the best possible resolution of their legal issues, whether through negotiation and settlement or through a trial. With our years of experience in handling all manners of divorce cases, we are able to effectively and professional respond to all of our clients’ needs. If you are in Tacoma or elsewhere in Pierce County, a Morton McGoldrick divorce attorney will help you with:
- Dividing Your Property and Debts
- Spousal Support
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Child Support
Distributing Assets and Liabilities in a Divorce
A divorce attorney at Morton McGoldrick will help you achieve the “just and equitable” division of property and debts mandated by law. Our attorneys have the experience to distinguish between separate property and community property, which is critical to protecting your interests.
Alimony, or spousal support, is often a contentious issue in a divorce. In Washington, it is called Spousal Maintenance, and is supposed to be a helping hand to let someone get on their feet after their marriage comes to an end. Our attorneys will work diligently to protect your interests in spousal maintenance.
When a divorce involves children it creates a range of additional concerns that have to be addressed. Our team of attorneys can give you specific counsel on all of the aspects of your case, including where they will live, when there will be visitations, and what child support will be paid. We can help you get a result favorable to you and your children. Read more about family law >
Divorce for members of the Armed Forces is very much like a divorce for civilians. However, many nuances and complexities can be involved with a Service Member’s divorce. Morton McGoldrick’s family law attorneys understand those complexities such as visitation, relocation by one parent, exposure related to deployment, tax free income, military retirement and former spouse benefits. Read more about Military divorce >
Committed Intimate Relationship Dissolutions
Even if there has not been a marriage, breaking up can be a complicated and emotional process. Some people refer to these relationships as “common law marriages”. While there is no common law marriage in Washington, individuals in committed intimate relationships do have rights to seek a court ordered division of their property. The issues are often the same as if there had been a marriage. A divorce attorney from Morton McGoldrick can help you navigate this process to achieve a favorable result for you.
Contact Us for a Divorce Attorney Today
Our goal is to help our clients attain the best possible conclusion of their legal issues, whether it be through negotiation and settlement, or determination by trial. With our years of experience representing clients in all manner of divorce cases, we are able to professionally and effectively respond to all of our clients’ needs. For a divorce attorney, Tacoma and Pierce County residents choose us for our dedication, empathy, experience, and comprehensive service. Call (253) 655-2275 or contact us now for a consultation.