Fathers' Rights in Washington State
As a father who is going through a divorce, you likely have many valid concerns regarding child custody, child support and other matters. O'Brian & Associates understands your concerns. We are here to help you through the process, help you understand your rights and help you obtain the best possible outcome in the divorce.
In addition to divorce issues, we represent fathers who are involved in contested paternity cases. Whether you need to speak with an experienced lawyer about a paternity or father's rights issue, you can turn to us with confidence.
Fathers Custody Rights in Washington State
In Washington State, before you can petition the court for visitation, custody, or child support, you must first legally establish paternity. After paternity is established, you can fight for your right to be part of your child’s life, decisions, and upbringing.
Experienced Fathers' Rights Lawyers
Since 1986, we have helped men through the divorce process in Washington. We know that men are worried about child support and spending quality time with their children.
We are attorneys attuned to our clients' concerns. We are committed to helping them secure favorable results involving:
- Divorce: We align ourselves with your goals and best interests.
- Custody and parenting: We seek parenting plans that allow you to spend sufficient time with your child or children.
- Child support: We can ensure that if you are paying support, the amount will be determined in a fair and equitable manner.
- Property division: We advocate for the rights of our clients in property division of all types — from simple to complex property and asset division.
We also represent fathers who are not and never have been married to the mothers of their child or children. These types of cases typically involve paternity actions. If you would like to establish paternity of a child you believe is yours, or if there is a paternity action against you, we can help. When paternity is established, you may have visitation rights and be responsible for paying child support.
Learn More about How We Can Help
If you are a father who is going through a divorce or contemplating divorce, or if you are involved in a child custody or paternity case, talk to a lawyer from O'Brian & Associates. We can be reached at (425) 276-7677or through the online form.
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