Nathan Cliber answers kids questions about divorce

Nathan Cliber Answers Kids’ Questions About Divorce

Recently attorney Nathan Cliber from our office was invited to participate in the "Kids Meet A ..." video series. There have been many different topics covered in the series, from meeting a Japanese-American internment survivor, to meeting a 101 year old woman. In "Kids Meet A Divorce Lawyer", kids...
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Shared Custody: Children’s Right and Parents’ Duty

Around half of all U.S. children experience the divorce of their parents; and nearly half of those children also witness the termination of a parent’s second marriage. This means that divorce will affect half of America’s future decision makers; and the responsibility falls on parents and courts t...
A Tale of Two Divorces - What will happen next? - A couple facing apart

A Tale Of Two Divorces

A Litigation Story: Lori and Joe had been fighting off and on for the last year, too often in front of their children, Max (8) and Maggie (10). Finally, Lori told Joe that she wanted a divorce. Over the next couple of weeks, both met with and hired divorce lawyers. When they met with their respe...
Children and Divorce - The Rules - Seattle Divorce Services

Children and Divorce: The Rules

As a general rule, the best thing you can do for your children during a divorce is to keep the impacts on them to a minimum....

Giving Children A Voice In Divorce

A question that comes up from time to time is: how much should the children be given a voice in the divorce? This generally relates to the parenting plan. I cannot think of issues related to the financial settlement where this would generally be a question, although some issues related to the paren...

How To Avoid A Negative Divorce With Children

Children tend to prefer stability and predictability over change. Stability and predictability feel safe. Divorce means change. On the other hand, a home with significant conflict also does not feel safe, and even without open conflict a home where love between the parents is missing sets our chi...

Questions For Your Attorney Before Divorcing

Next week I plan to write about questions for your attorney about the divorce. This week I am focusing on questions to ask to help you decide which attorney to hire. One very important thing when hiring an attorney is deciding whether they are a good fit for you. Every attorney is different and e...

How To Navigate Divorce With Children

Children do make divorce harder. Because they are so easily hurt by the divorce, we have to work much harder to create an outcome that will not only be positive for ourselves, but positive for them as well - and sometimes those two goals are not well matched....

Removal of Spouse From Home During Divorce: Restraining Order and DVOP

Unfortunately, at the beginning of a divorce case, it is sometimes necessary to have a spouse removed from the family home. This would most typically be in a high conflict divorce where the other spouse has some history of domestic violence. If a divorce case has not yet been filed, but the home...

How Do I Get More Time with My Children?

We often hear from parents who are unhappy with their current parenting plan and want to have more time with their children. While the standard you have to meet for modifying a parenting plan is a tough one, there are several options to consider:...
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