FAQ Family Law at Story Law

FAQ for Family Law from Story Law in Bellevue, WA

Common Questions about Family Law

Our FAQ page is designed to address the most common queries related to our wide range of family law services, from divorce and custody issues to specialized law areas. Whether you’re exploring options for mediation, needing guidance on guardianship, or seeking advice on international family law, you’ll find the insights you need to make informed decisions.

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What are my options if I want to avoid a contentious divorce?

Story Law offers collaborative law and mediation services aimed at resolving disputes amicably, prioritizing your family’s well-being.

How is child support calculated and can it be modified?

Child support is determined by state guidelines, considering both parents’ incomes and the child’s needs. Modifications can be requested through the court if there’s a significant change in circumstances.

What should I know about creating a parenting plan?

A parenting plan outlines how co-parents will share responsibilities and make decisions for their child. It’s crucial to consider the child’s routine, education, health care, and emotional needs.

Can Story Law help me with guardianship for a minor?

Yes, we provide legal assistance to establish guardianship arrangements, ensuring the child’s safety and best interest are at the forefront.

Are prenuptial and postnuptial agreements enforceable?

Both types of agreements are enforceable if properly executed, offering protection and clarity for marital assets and obligations.

How does Story Law approach domestic violence cases?

We offer comprehensive support for obtaining protection orders and navigating the legal system, emphasizing safety and confidentiality.

What legal services does Story Law provide for LGBTQ+ families?

Our services cover marriage, divorce, parental rights, and more, tailored to meet the unique needs of LGBTQ+ families.

I'm facing an international custody dispute. Can Story Law assist?

We handle international custody disputes, child abduction cases, and cross-jurisdictional family law matters with care and attention.