As 2019 gets underway, many Washington spouses will be among others across the country who file for divorce. This state is one of nine that uses community property division rules. It is critical that anyone headed to court first makes certain he or her understands what this actually means.
Washington readers who follow celebrity news headlines may be familiar with a divorce situation that has been ongoing for years now. Harry and Linda Macklowe have been unable to achieve an amicable settlement, and the court has stepped in to help the situation along. Harry Macklowe has contended for years that he has no money to speak of that could provide financial support to his former spouse. The judge overseeing the case appears to believe otherwise and has ordered Macklowe to sell his expansive artwork collection to generate funds.