Washington Divorce Laws

Here you will find an overview of Washington divorce laws. From the time the Petitioner files the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, until the time the Decree of Dissolution of Marriage is signed by the Judge of the Superior Court or Family Court, Washington has certain procedures that need to be followed. These procedures are all in accordance with Washington laws, encompassing maintenance, child custody and visitation, child support, and community property distribution.

Washington divorce laws are put in place for both the Petitioner and the Respondent to receive a fair divorce. Sometimes, hiring a divorce lawyer or mediator in your area is the best way to ensure that this happens. Or, if you and your spouse are able to cooperate and agree on everything, you can do your own Washington divorce online.

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