FAMILY LAW OVERVIEW
The attorneys at Scott & Smith have developed through experience and education the skills necessary to assist you with all your legal needs.
Ending a relationship is difficult under the best of circumstances. Add in the stress of property and debts that need to be divided and all the issues that come with having children and even simple tasks can become overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help you find the way on the road ahead of you. With help from an experienced family law attorney who can help you prepare for and understand the process, each step can seem easier.
At Scott & Smith, you can be confident knowing that an experienced attorney will be advocating for you. We represent clients in Family Law matters in Island County through our offices in Freeland and Oak Harbor. We take the initiative and work proactively for our clients. That includes being available when you need us; If you contact us, your attorney or paralegal will respond to you.
We offer a wide range of services in family law, including:
Divorce — We handle contested and uncontested divorce cases, as well as military divorce cases from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
Child support — We handle child support enforcement, modifications and other matters.
Property division/spousal support — Our lawyers will help determine fair and equal property division, including division of assets, debts and real property. We will also help determine if you are entitled to (or obligated to pay) spousal maintenance.
Child custody or relocation — Every parent wants the best for their children. We work to develop creative custody schedules and resolve complicated custody disputes.
Domestic violence — We have over 20 years of experience in the field of domestic violence. We represent victims of domestic violence and those who are facing wrongful accusations involving domestic violence. We also represent clients in Domestic Violence Protection Order and Anti-Harassment Order cases. For those with a history of committing domestic violence, we can work with you to address the issue and reunite you with your children as soon as possible.
Collaborative law/mediation — Our attorneys are experienced collaborative law and in resolving disputes through mediation and effective negotiations. Talk to our team to learn more about the benefits of mediation.
Paternity — We represent Mothers and Fathers in cases involving unwed parents, custody, visitation and paternity matters.
The attorneys at Scott & Smith can handle many different types of Civil Law matters for you.
Our Family law attorneys understand that the legal and personal issues associated with divorce, custody and other family law matters can be overwhelming. We will protect your rights now and in the future, and work to reach a favorable outcome.
Talk to the attorneys at Scott & Smith to schedule a consultation. To schedule an appointment, please contact us at 360-331-7101. Located in Freeland and Oak Harbor, we handle family law cases throughout Island County.