In Washington, grandparents have not had a right to visits with their grandchildren over the objection of fit parents. Now, grandparents do not have such rights even if the children have non-parental custodians. Read the full article . . .
Couples who live together in a romantic relationship in which they pool resources may be unaware that the separation of that relationship may be similar to a divorce. A romantic partner may have a claim for a share of the earnings and the value of the labor of the other, now separated partner. Some planning, communication, and agreements may help romantic couples avoid heartache if they separate down the road. Read the full article . . .
A DV/SAS representative told me that she did not believe I understood the domestic violence problem based on my advocacy for an alleged domestic violence perpetrator. Her belief is based on a misunderstanding of my role as an attorney, a role very important to our system of justice. Read the full article . . .