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Study reveals that joint custody is becoming common in the U.S.

In the event of divorce in Washington, the process of determining who among the two parents are more fit and suitable for the child can be challenging for those involved, especially children. The disturbing effect of divorce to children has been indicated in many previous studies, that is why many family law courts and judge are encouraging parents to choose joint custody.

Spouse of The View star takes steps to end short marriage

Couples who legally separate in Gig Harbor, Washington, are different from those who file for divorce. Although filing a legal separation identifies the rights of each spouse, it does not permanently dissolve the marriage. In some instances, couples file for legal separation instead of proceeding straight to divorce.

SupportPay: reducing the difficulties of child support issues

Many Gig Harbor, Washington, spouses are aware of the difficulties concerning child support. Under the law, child support is the monthly obligation of a non-custodial parent to a child, regardless of whether the child's parents were married or if the child was born out of wedlock.

Study shows parents' sexual orientation influences child custody

Fortunately for same-sex couples in Washington, the right to marry and derive the benefits of marriage are legal in the state. Still, gay and lesbian parents may still have something to be concerned about, according to a new study that examines the consequences for gay and lesbian parents in one specific element of divorce: child custody.

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