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Washington Divorce Law


Washington divorce laws cover alimony, property distribution, child support and child custody. Many of the Washington divorce laws are complex and depend on the circumstances of your divorce. Speak with a local Washington divorce lawyer if you have questions or need legal advice.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of Washington's divorce laws:

Washington State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Both
  • Property Distribution: Equitable
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: Yes

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. For more information about Washington divorce law, connect with a local divorce lawyer by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a Washington divorce case review form below.

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The above synopsis of Washington divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Washington divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.