Going through a divorce is rarely easy and straightforward. When a marriage ends issues arise ranging from how to divide up the property to providing support for children, and may include the valuation of businesses, buyouts, determining the true income of the parties, dissolutions of business partnerships, appraisals, and ownership of and rights to property, child support, parenting time, alimony (spousal support), and even tax issues. A divorce attorney from Morton McGoldrick can help you navigate these issues.
Divorce Attorney Services in Puyallup and Pierce County
The attorneys at Morton McGoldrick understand that disagreements between parties often occur when marriages end. Disputes may arise in regards to property and debt division, custody time and visitation, alimony, child support, and support for college aged children in addition to other matters. A divorce attorney from our office will work to make these difficult situations easier for both parties with the aid of our sensitive staff and the support of our team of experienced attorneys. We are accessible to provide advice, reassurance, and guidance when the process may feel overwhelming.
Divorce and Separation:
Our goal is to achieve the best possible resolution of our client’s legal issues, whether it can be settled via negotiations or requires a trial in court. With our years of experience providing representation for clients in every manner of divorce case, we are able to professionally and effectively respond to the diverse needs of our clients. If you are in Puyallup 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 to achieve a “just and equitable” division of property and debts as mandated by the law. Our attorneys have the experience to determine separate and community property, which is imperative when protecting your interests.
Alimony or spousal support is often an important issue in a divorce. It is called Spousal Maintenance in Washington and was created to provide help for someone recovering after a marriage ends. Our attorneys will work vigorously to protect your interests in spousal maintenance.
When children are involved in a divorce additional concerns must be considered. Our team of attorneys can provide specific counsel on all the aspects of your case including when visitations will happen, how much will be required in child support, and where a child will live. We can help you attain a favorable result for your children and yourself. Read more about family law >
Divorce for members in the Armed Forces is similar to that of civilians. However, these cases do present unique nuances and complexities because of factors relating to military service. Morton McGoldrick’s family law attorneys have the experience to address these complexities such as relocation by one parent, tax free income, military retirement, exposure related to deployment, benefits for former spouses, and challenges for child visitation. Read more about Military divorce >
Committed intimate Relationship Dissolutions
Even in the event partners were never married, a breakup can be a complicated and emotional process. These relationships are frequently referred to as “common law marriages.” Although Washington State does not have a common law marriage statute, individuals can still seek a court ordered division of property during the dissolution of a committed intimate relationship. Issues that may arise are often identical to those occurring in a marriage. A divorce attorney from Morton McGoldrick can aid you during this process in order to achieve the desired outcome.
Contact Us for a Divorce Attorney Today
Our goal is to help our clients attain the best obtainable conclusion of their legal problems whether through trial, negotiation, or settlement. With our years of experience representing clients in a variety of divorce cases we are able to professionally and effectively respond to all of our clients’ needs. For a divorce attorney, Puyallup and Pierce County residents choose us for our empathy, dedication, experience, and comprehensive service. Call (253) 655-2275 or contact us now for a consultation.