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Tag Archives: just and equitable

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 […]

Does Marital Fault Affect Property Division or Child Custody?

Washington is a no-fault state, where the only ground for divorce is the irretrievable breakdown of a marriage. Traditional grounds like adultery, cruelty and desertion have been abolished. Yet the bad behavior of one or both of the spouses can affect a divorce in other ways — namely, regarding property division and parenting rights. Property […]