Strong, Caring, Principled Advocacy
Over 20 years experience in King & Snohomish County Superior Court
The breakup of your marriage, or a dispute over the parenting of your child, is a heartbreaking ordeal for everyone involved. The legal procedures can be confusing, time-consuming and frustrating, especially when you just want everything to be over with quickly and see your way through this time of your life. Having a knowledgeable, determined and compassionate Family Law attorney on your side, who can explain your legal rights in easy-to-understand terms, will help you through this traumatic time in a dignified and honorable manner.
Divorce or Legal Separation is always a serious matter, especially when children are involved. The future of your relationship with your child is at stake. The right attorney realizes the importance of knowing when to boldly and immediately confront an unreasonable adversary, and when escalating a conflict – and the financial and emotional costs that go along with it – is unnecessary. Every effort will be made to try to settle your case through mediation and avoid a costly courtroom trial, if at all possible.
Paul Petry been practicing Family Law in the State of Washington for over 20 years, with experience in divorce, child custody, paternity and other difficult family law matters, including cases involving domestic abuse and violence. As your attorney, he will counsel and help you understand your choices and work with you to achieve results as quickly and cost-effectively as possible.