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Family violence on the rise during coronavirus pandemic

Family violence on the rise during coronavirus pandemic For victims of family violence or those in abusive relationships, self-isolation or quarantine poses a higher risk. As victims are in close proximity to their abuser due to the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order issued by Governor Inslee, abusive partners can use the pandemic against the victim to cause fear and manipulate the person. The New York Times reports that domestic violence cases in China has… Read more

Pets are increasingly being added to prenuptial agreements

Pets are increasingly being added to prenuptial agreements Houses, cars and bank accounts are a few assets that can be expected to be added to a prenuptial agreement when two people are getting married.  These days however, dogs, cats and other pets are frequently part of the prenuptial agreement talks. While most people think of dogs and other pets as members of the family, separating couples are finding courts think otherwise.  According to Good Morning… Read more

January is divorce month, according to family attorneys and online analytics

January is divorce month, according to family attorneys and online analytics Merry Christmas and single for a new year? January has earned the dubious distinction of “divorce month” based on both analytics kept by social media companies and attorneys who are well versed in family law, according to USA Today. Attorney Laura Wasser, who has represented celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp during their divorces, told the newspaper that the first half of January usually… Read more