OCTOBER 2022 Bar Bulletin
By Hon. Sean O'Donnell
Judge Oishi asked me to write October’s ‘From the Desk of the Presiding Judge’ and I am delighted to share with you some thoughts about King County’s Unified Family Court.
There is probably no other time in which government is so intimately involved in a person’s life than family law. For many judicial officers, the family law rotation is one of the hardest they will experience during their time on the bench. The cases are complex, emotions high, and there are a significant number of self-represented litigants navigating the most difficult times in their lives with little or no experience...