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How a “Committed Intimate Relationship” Can Affect Property Rights Under Washington Law

In community property states such as Washington, marital assets are divided 50/50 when a marriage ends (barring clauses in any existing prenuptial agreement). But what happens in a situation where a couple is not married but has had a long history of living together? While Washington does not recognize common law marriage, couples may be […]

How Does Washington State Determine Spousal Maintenance Awards?

Settling what was perhaps Washington state’s most famous divorce, MacKenzie Bezos received 4 percent of Amazon’s stock, worth approximately $36.8 billion, from company founder Jeff Bezos. No alimony was awarded and clearly there was no need for it. She is now the third richest woman in the world, according to Forbes. However, few divorcees obtain […]