About My Practice
I understand that your life feels chaotic and out of control at this time. My commitment as your lawyer is to guide you and to help you design a solution unique to your circumstances and to your family. I pledge to help you through this process with dignity and respect.
Years of intense family law courtroom experience have taught me that the best outcome for your family may not be delivered from the court system. The judge or the commissioner has a very limited snapshot of your family and has a very limited amount of time during which he or she must make a decision. I have dedicated my legal career to family law litigation and have expanded my approach to include a more solution-oriented practice to resolve divorce and other family disputes. In addition to litigating, I encourage appropriate out of court solutions, including mediation, Collaborative Law, FasTrack divorce and coaching for clients’ court appearances. Although it is my experience and my clients’ experiences that results from out of court processes are often better, sometimes the only option is to go to court. My litigation clients attest to my ability to mount a formidable defense on their behalf.
Whether resolving a divorce, child support or parenting plan modification, a third party custody action or other family law matter, I believe in the concept that durable family law outcomes are the result of a client-led and attorney-guided process. Therefore, I offer the following range of legal options:
- Traditional litigation;
- Limited-scope family law and divorce representation (coaching and consulting);
- Divorce mediation for pro se/self-represented parties;
- Collaborative divorce representation.
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Author: Michele O’Loane
The Law Office of Michele M. O’Loane1604 Hewitt AVE, #301
Everett, WA 98201