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Tag Archives: de facto parent

How to Make a Claim of De Facto Parentage in Washington

Over the last few decades, the parameters of the word “family” have evolved to keep up with the progress we’ve made in society. Blended families are now much more common and same-sex marriage is now legal across the nation. An unsettled question until recently has been the legal status of a de facto parent — […]

Parenting Time Following a Same-Sex Divorce in Washington

Since December 2012, Washington has recognized same-sex marriages, whether entered here or in other states. The effect of the law was to give gay and lesbian couples the same rights as all married parties, including those enforced and protected in a divorce. However, a major exception concerned custody and visitation — known as parenting time […]