Whether you’ve decided to engage the services of a lawyer or are trying to represent yourself, there are many resources available to help you navigate your way through your family law matter.
Family Law Handbook
From the outset, it is generally a good idea to read this handbook published by the Washington Courts to get an overview of what you can expect.
Forms & Self-Help
A variety of forms and self-help instructions are available on the w
eb, including the following:
Laws, Regulations & Court Rules
Title 26 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) contains the laws governing most family law matters. A variety of state regulations and state and local court rules also come into play in family law matters. Some of those laws, regulations and rules can be found at the following websites:
Parenting Seminar Information can be obtained here.
Real Estate and Vehicle Valuations
Frequently, the most valuable assets owned by the parties in a family law matter are their homes, other real estate holdings and vehicles. Valuing these assets is an important part of reaching a settlement. Zillow.com offers online real estate valuation information and NADA can provide you with valuations of vehicles.
All of this can be confusing, especially when you’re in the middle of what may very well be
the most stressful time of your life. If you need help, give us a call anytime at 360.539.4682 or email us at Info@MadisonLF.com. We’ll provide a cost-free, no obligation consultation and do our best to help you understand your rights and obligations.