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Types of Agreed Adoption

Types of Agreed Adoption

If you are contemplating an agreed adoption, congratulations! Going through an adoption can be a wonderful experience, but there are a number of legal steps that need to be taken first. Please understand that although they might not be as litigious as other family law...

Update to Eviction Moratorium due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Update to Eviction Moratorium due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington and Oregon are addressing questions about rental housing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Both states have extended prior moratoriums on evictions. Under Proclamation 20-19.3, landlords in Washington are prohibited from evicting tenants until October...

Free Legal Help in Clark County, Washington?!

Free Legal Help in Clark County, Washington?!

Knowledge is power. Do you potentially have a legal issue and don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have an on-going legal issue and you need some advice? The attorneys at Navigate Law Group are big community supporters and want to make sure that you all know about...

Attending a Family Law Trial – Is it like the movies?

Attending a Family Law Trial – Is it like the movies?

If you are thinking about trial, and trying to figure out what a trial actually entails, I highly recommend you read “9 Things to Keep in Mind for a Family Law Trial” first, and then come back to this post. Your trial should go a lot smoother if you follow the tips in...

9 Things to Keep in Mind for a Family Law Trial

9 Things to Keep in Mind for a Family Law Trial

“Okay, we can’t agree so let’s go to trial.” These are scary words to hear, and can be anxiety-inducing words to say, but what a family law trial entails may be outside your sphere of knowledge outside of what you might see on TV. Real-life trials go somewhat...

Guide to Health Insurance Denials

Guide to Health Insurance Denials

First, this guide only covers a few reasons your health insurance claim could be denied. Your claim could be denied for a number of reasons. In general, the process for appealing an insurance denial is the same. You directly appeal to the insurance provider who denied...

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act into law. Among other things, the Act is intended to provide relief to employees suffering from COVID-19 or caring for family members who may be suffering or otherwise affected by...

COVID-19: Moratorium on Evictions

COVID-19: Moratorium on Evictions

Washington State and the City of Portland are addressing questions about housing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. On March 18, 2020, Governor Inslee issued Proclamation 20-19 regarding Evictions.  Clark County  In Clark County, as well as, the rest of Washington,...

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Checklist

COVID-19 Mortgage Relief Checklist

As the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic sharpen into focus; Banks are offering some mortgage relief to homeowners.  Mortgage Relief by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac On March 18, 2020, the Federal Housing Finance Agency directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to...

COVID-19 and OSHA

COVID-19 and OSHA

In response to the recent nationwide outbreak of COVID-19, the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has issued guidance to employers regarding COVID-19 in the workforce. Generally speaking, it is advisable for employers to...

COVID-19: Clark County Court Operations Plan

COVID-19: Clark County Court Operations Plan

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Clark County Superior Court issued Emergency Order 20-06 which makes broad changes to court operating during the COVID-19 Pandemic. On Monday, March 16, 2020, Clark County District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-1, which also lists...