Washington Family Law Deskbook

This three-volume best-selling deskbook offers comprehensive treatment of every aspect of a family law case, from retainer agreements to the finality of decrees, with practice tips from leading practitioners, judges, and court commissioners. Chapter 10 on Marriage was revised in 2014 to include discussion of the law of same-sex marriage in Washington, nationally, and internationally; a list of Internet-available resources for keeping abreast of this fast-developing field; and advice for practitioners counseling same-sex couples.

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2012 Cumulative Supplement Only
ISBN: 9780881293432
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While the information below (including the Table of Contents) is for the full 2000 edition with the 2012 cumulative supplement, only the 2012 cumulative supplement for this publication is available for sale in print. The 2000 main volume of this set is currently out of print. A new edition will be forthcoming.

This three-volume best-selling deskbook offers comprehensive treatment of every aspect of a family law case, from retainer agreements to the finality of decrees, with practice tips from leading practitioners, judges, and court commissioners. The 2012 Cumulative Supplement adds new chapters on domestic partnerships, Washington's Indian Child Welfare Act, and international family law and completely revised replacement chapters on fee agreements, enhancing civility and maintaining privacy for your clients, access to child protective services and health care records, child support, military pensions, tax, parenting plans, child abuse and neglect, mediation, parentage, guardianship, and change of name. This is the essential family law resource for Washington practitioners.

 

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Table of contents

 Part I. Managing the Family Law Practice/Dealing with the Client and Parties
Part II.  Marital and Non-Marital Relations
Part III.  Jurisdiction and Procedural Considerations
Part IV.  Preparing the Case and Temporary Motions
Part V.  Support
Part VI.  Property
Part VII.  Other Financial Considerations
Part VIII.  Children
Part IX.  Resolving the Case Without Trial
Part X.  Creating New Family Relationships
Part XI.  Post-Decree, Enforcement, and Ancillary Considerations
Part XII.  Harmful Conduct
Appendices