Category Archive: 'Areas of Interest'

Maintenance in Washington

Maintenance In Washington: Spousal Support

Maintenance in Washington: Are you getting spousal support? Are you fighting it? Are you entitled to it? How can you tell? What is maintenance?  Maintenance is where the court orders one spouse (usually, though not always, the husband) to pay part of their income to the other spouse. This used to be called “alimony“. How […]

Long Term Marriages

Long Term Spousal Support

Long Term Spousal Support: How Does Maintenance Happen?  If you are have been married over 25 years, and you are getting divorced,  you really need to learn how the courts handle divorces in long term marriages. In the last couple of years, I have tried a number of divorces with marriages over 25 years, and I have a fair amount of […]

Divorce in Washington

Washington State Divorce

It is easy to get into a marriage; but getting a divorce can be another thing entirely.  A Washington State divorce may be simple – or it can be expensive and painful and frustrating.  If you are thinking about a divorce, or in a divorce, or planning a divorce, or your friend is having a divorce, ask […]

Family Cartoon

If You Can’t Laugh…

Laughter’s not the best medicine (winning in court is!).  These are New Yorker cartons; some go waaayyy back, but you will notice the more families changes, the more they stay the same… —————————————————– ————————————————                  

Uncontested divorce

Uncontested Divorces For $995

Uncontested Divorces – agreed divorces – are a good way to do your divorce, for a very low cost, with the pleadings prepared by an experienced attorney. And it can be final in as few as 91 days. If you are in King County, you don’t even have to go to court. In Snohomish County, I walk […]

About the Attorney, Jon Hansen

Craig Jonathan Hansen is a Bellevue divorce attorney, in Washington State, with over twenty years of experience in family law.  He serves clients in King and Snohomish Counties, and focuses primarily on divorce and family law.  He has tried cases in both counties, from motions on the family law calendar, to trials and appellate work.  That level of […]

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