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Child & Spousal Support Ensuring Your Rights, Interests & Well-Being Are Protected

Child & Spousal Support Lawyers in Vancouver

Proudly Advocating for the Rights of Washington Families

Child support paymentThe stress of dealing with a marriage that is falling apart can be overwhelming. For some individuals, their primary means of financial security derived from their spouses. Furthermore, marriages that involve minor children can be particularly emotional. The notion of providing financial support for yourself and your child can be very stressful. Luckily, you don’t have to go through your divorce alone.

If you are going through a challenging divorce, you have a substantial interest in consulting an experienced child and spousal support attorney in Vancouver for legal advice and representation. At Pacific Cascade Family Law we take pride in delivering quality legal services with a focus on your particular needs and interests. We take a unique approach to legal representation by striving to establish a solid relationship with our clients. As a result, our legal team can naturally align with you and your family’s interests throughout divorce issues, including child and spousal support.

The first step on the path toward emotional and financial independence form your spouse starts with a phone call to Pacific Cascade Family Law at 360-506-6332 for legal advice.

Washington Laws on Child Support

Under Washington state law, the parents of a minor child of a duty to provide adequate care and support. When a divorce results in one parent being awarded sole or primary custody of a minor child, the non-custodial parent can satisfy their duty to care for their child by paying child support to the custodial parent.

Washington courts determine the amount and duration of a parent’s child support obligations based on the parties’ respective financial resources, standard of living, and the extent of their parental time-sharing arrangements.

At Pacific Cascade Family Law, we have experience with the following child support issues:

  • Temporary child support
  • Permanent child support
  • Post-dissolution modification proceedings
  • Terms for automatic modification pursuant to a divorce decree

Spousal Support for Vancouver Residents

Under Washington law, spousal support – otherwise known as spousal maintenance or alimony – may be awarded to allow a financially disadvantaged spouse to maintain a certain standard of living until they become self-supporting. Accordingly, judges will carefully evaluate the respective financial conditions of the parties based on the evidence presented before the court.

Courts determine the appropriateness of awarding spousal support based on the following factors:

  • The financial condition of the spouse seeking support
  • The estimated time for the spouse to acquire skills and training to find employment
  • The standard of living established during the marriage
  • The length of the marriage
  • The spouse’s age, physical and emotional state, expenses, and financial obligations
  • The other spouse’s ability to pay spousal support

Call Pacific Cascade Family Law at 360-506-6332 Today

Whether you need child or spousal support, or your former spouse is seeking support payments from you, it is in your best interest to retain competent legal counsel to protect your rights. At Pacific Cascade Family Law, our child and spousal support lawyers are prepared to guide you through all aspects of your divorce. You can count on us to provide quality legal advice and advocacy to help ensure you and your family’s legal rights and interests are not in danger.

Contact Pacific Cascade Family Law online today to schedule your initial case assessment with one of our skilled attorneys to clarify your legal rights and options.

Meet Our Team

Providing Personalized Attention and the Representation You Deserve
  • Lewis  Landerholm Photo
    Lewis Landerholm

    Founding Partner

  • Will M. Jones Photo
    Will M. Jones

    Partner

  • Matthew  Cohen Photo
    Matthew Cohen

    Senior Attorney

  • Tessa  Cohen Photo
    Tessa Cohen

    Associate Attorney

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    Triston Dallas

    Associate Attorney

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    Allison Harper

    Paralegal

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    Sydney Keegan

    Paralegal

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    Lisette Santiago Mejia

    Paralegal

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    Kari Landerholm

    Director, Marketing & Growth

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    Steve Altishin

    Director, Client Partnerships

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    Elena Konzelman

    Marketing Assistant

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    Danielle Crockett

    Intake Specialist

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    Jennifer Shields

    Intake Manager

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    Holly Jacobson

    Intake Specialist

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    Rachel Woleben

    Firm Administrator

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    Jeremy Armitage

    Associate Manager: Client Services & Finance

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    Maria Del Rosario

    Associate Manager: Client Services & Operations

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    Bethany Darfler

    Legal Assistant

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What Sets Us Apart?

Individualized Approach & Personalized Counsel
  • Customer Care Concierge

    You will never be stuck waiting for a receptionist to get off the phone. From the moment you walk through the door, our concierge will ensure that you benefit from the highest level of customer service.

  • Aftercare Program

    We will stay in touch with you so we can continue to help you through the emotional and legal issues that you face, even after your case is resolved. In fact, we provide a free annual checkup for life to every one of our clients.

  • Client Match Program

    We ensure that each client is matched to the right attorney, the legal advocate who has the right experience and strengths for the client’s case.

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    “Very helpful initial meeting. Excellent review of the process. Through and clear communication.”

    - Jeff K.
    This firm has a perfect blend of professionalism, experience and compassion in dealing with clients.

    “This firm has a perfect blend of professionalism, experience and compassion in dealing with clients. I've never felt better served in any industry.”

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