Can You Annul or Invalidate a Marriage? Although this is a rare process, it is possible to obtain an annulment in Washington State under certain specific situations. Generally, annulments in Washington state are governed by RCW 26.09.040.  To obtain an annulment, you must establish that you fall within one of the statutory exceptions that allows […]

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Do you want to be part of a great team? Hiring A Family Law Attorney For Olympia and Centralia! Althauser Rayan Abbarno is hiring a family law attorney!  Our Vibrant and Community Focused Law Firm has  offices in Olympia and Centralia and a very busy practice in both  Lewis and Thurston counties. Althauser Rayan Abbarno […]

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Can Your Spouse Keep A Secret? Spousal Privilege! The State of Washington’s Spousal Privilege is found in RCWA 5.60.060(1). How long will the privilege last? The Washington provision states, with some exceptions, that a spouse shall not  testify against the other spouse without the consent of the spouse. This long-standing rule protects the confidential communications within […]

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The Associate Attorneys are another reason to choose Althauser Rayan Abbarno by Kristina Lotz at Thurston Talk! The associate attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno are passionate about serving the Lewis and Thurston County communities – a place they work, play and call home. Allyson Felt Associate Attorney Allyson Felt focuses on civil litigation, including contract […]

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On a scale of 1 to 10 for scariest kinds (types) of attorneys, some would argue a family law attorney is around a 9. At least that is what they say about the attorney on the other (opposing) side. That’s because in most cases your marriage is ending or you are fighting for custody of […]

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