February 2020 Bar Bulletin
By Kim Schnuelle
Imagine a distraught, young man named John comes into your office. The previous day he had a hearing on the Family Law Motions Calendar in Seattle and he feels that things should have gone differently.
First, he tells you that his attorney failed to introduce independent third-party evidence of his PTSD, a condition that currently limits his ability to work as a police officer, so at the hearing his income was calculated at a much higher level than his actual pay. Although John had already requested supporting documentation from both his medical provider and from HR at his work, the records were not...