When husbands, wives, parents, children, or other family members face legal issues that must be resolved in family court, they will often experience a great deal of anxiety and uncertainty as they struggle to understand what requirements they must meet and what steps they should take to reach an outcome that protects their family’s best interests. When working to resolve these issues, it is essential to secure the services of an experienced family law attorney who can help families understand their rights and meet their legal obligations.
In 2019 Washington overhauled its guardianship laws when it became the second state to adopt the Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and other Protective Arrangements Act (UGA), codified at RCW 11.130. Parts of the UGA go into effect on January 1, 2021. One of the most significant changes is to the area of family law and the transition from non-parental custody to minor guardianship. The UGA has forever changed the landscape of how the parties and courts are to deal with the “care, custody and control” of minor children who may not be, or perhaps should not be, in the custodial care of a parent.
Whether you need to resolve complex issues in your divorce, finalize an adoption, establish paternity, or create a valid prenuptial agreement, the skilled attorneys of Torres & Haroldson, PLLC can provide you with the guidance and representation you need throughout the legal process. We have experience assisting clients in a wide variety of family law cases, and we can put our skills and knowledge to work for you, ensuring that your rights are protected as you work to address your legal issues.
At Torres & Haroldson, PLLC, we will work closely with you to figure out the best plan for you and your family. Contact us today for a free initial consultation. Call now at 425-458-3170 or email us now at [email protected].