Washington State Referendum 74-Same Sex Marriage Law
Referendum Measure Number 74 affects a large number of people in Washington State. As of June 30, 2014, when the measure goes into effect, it will significantly impact the lives of those couples in the State currently registered as Domestic Partners. Specifically, the eligibility requirements that you must meet in order to become a Registered Domestic Partner are about to change.
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What is a prenuptial agreement? Do I need one? If you have questions about a prenuptial agreement, please consult the family law attorneys at Eagle Law Offices, P.S. They are proud to serve the Everett area.
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An annulment is different from divorce and it is important that these differences be taken into consideration. A divorce (dissolution of marriage) is the termination or ending of a legal marriage. An annulment means the marriage never existed at all, and is referred to as a “Declaration of Invalidity.” It most often occurs within the first year of marriage and is considered somewhat rare.
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Just as physicians practice in a particular area of medicine, so do attorneys. There is a variety of disciplines from which to choose, including bankruptcy law, criminal law, international law, civil law, corporate law and family law. As a great number of laws change every year, sometimes dramatically, it is important to select a family law attorney knowledgeable and experienced in litigation and negotiation. Eagle Law Offices, P.S. emphasizes its practice in family law in the Bellevue area.
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Spousal maintenance or alimony is funds paid from one spouse to another in a divorce or legal separation either during the divorce or legal separation process or after its conclusion. The spouse earning the greater income is typically responsible for paying the spousal maintenance for as long as the court mandates either on a temporary or permanent basis..
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Domestic partnerships can be tricky and the rights of those who are in such relationships are often compromised. When certain domestic partnership couples don’t feel the need for a piece of paper to make those relationships legal, they can get caught up in a tangled mess of legalities that are hard to untangle without an attorney.
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If you have been charged with a DUI, you should retain a DUI attorney to help you fight it. An attorney can steer you in the right direction and advise you of current DUI laws and penalties. Having a DUI charge is serious and without proper legal representation, you are risking your driving privilege and taking a chance on paying higher fees if you handle it alone.
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Eagle Law Offices, P.S. can provide you with the legal support you need in order to work through the stress and confusion as a result of your divorce or legal separation.
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Are you in need of a reputable Seattle Family Law Attorney? Contact Eagle Law Offices, P.S. Paul Eagle has the experience and legal knowledge to help you with all of your family law issues and will help you find the peace of mind you need.
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The laws regarding families of gay and lesbian couples in intimate relationships are fairly new within the courts. Even if you are not married, straight and homosexual and couples in committed intimate relationships need to know that property can be divided and responsibilities recognized. At Eagle Law Offices, P.S. we will strive to make your case as smooth as possible while protecting your rights and assets.
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