Full-Service Family Law Firm in Bellevue, Washington Since 1998

Whether anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of divorce, you want a competent, assertive attorney by your side. Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC advocates for your rights and protects your family during all family law proceedings, including:

  • Step-Parent Adoption
  • Maintenance/Alimony
  • Child custody and visitation/parenting plans
  • Child support
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Divorce
  • Legal Separations
  • Child support modification and enforcement
Adoption
Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC assists families with the complex legal procedures and frustrating red tape of the adoption process so you can feel secure. Please note that we specialize in only doing step-parent adoptions.

Maintenance/Alimony
Divorce should not lead to a financial crisis. Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC helps you obtain the spousal support you rightfully deserve.


Child custody and visitation

Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC advocates for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a fit and healthy home.

Child support
Both parents share in the responsibility of raising their child. Attorney Birkeland upholds your child’s right to receive the financial support required for a healthy, happy upbringing divided fairly between both parents.

Child support modification
Child support payments remain fixed unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or non-custodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments accordingly.

Divorce
Through mediation or litigation, the Bellevue divorce law firm of Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC fights for your rights to get the best possible settlement or judgment including fair distribution of assets and division of the marital home. Attorney Birkeland assists parents with child support payments and child custody rights.

Prenuptial agreements
Love can blind you to the potential for financial loss should your marriage fail. Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ financial interests.

Contact a zealous Bellevue family law attorney.
Contact Sarah W. Birkeland, PLLC online or call (425) 646-1113 to schedule an appointment.