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Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of the Pacific Northwest that discusses a variety of different topics, ranging from divorce and custody to adoption and estate planning. We believe that there is no such thing as "broken" family, and that true family can take on many different forms. Join our host, Steve Altishin, as he interviews attorneys and other industry professionals on all matters pertaining to the modern family.

Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of the Pacific Northwest that discusses a variety of different topics, ranging from divorce and custody to adoption and estate planning. We believe that there is no such thing as "broken" family, and that true family can take on many different forms. Join our host, Steve Altishin, as he interviews attorneys and other industry professionals on all matters pertaining to the modern family.

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United States

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Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of the Pacific Northwest that discusses a variety of different topics, ranging from divorce and custody to adoption and estate planning. We believe that there is no such thing as "broken" family, and that true family can take on many different forms. Join our host, Steve Altishin, as he interviews attorneys and other industry professionals on all matters pertaining to the modern family.

Language:

English

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5032270200


Episodes

Wiping the Slate Clean & Starting New: Your Most Pressing Bankruptcy Questions Answered

7/5/2022
Join us for our Facebook Live as we sit down with Bankruptcy Attorney, Darin Wisehart, to answer your most pressing bankruptcy questions. In this interview, Darin answers the following questions: If you would like to speak with one of our family law attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com. Disclaimer: Nothing in this communication is intended to provide legal advice nor does it constitute a client-attorney relationship,...

Duration:00:30:14

To Post or Not to Post? The Role of Social Media in a Divorce Case

6/23/2022
Join us for our Facebook Live as we sit down with Attorney, Adriana Gomez, to talk through the role that social media can play in a dissolution case, and the best way to manage your social media presence when you're in the thick of your legal proceedings. In this interview, Adriana answers the following: • Can A Court Consider Evidence from Social Media? • How Much Harm Can Social Media Posts Really Cause in a Legal Case? • How Can An Attorney Utilize or Access Social Media for...

Duration:00:37:09

How Fathers Can Do the "Heart" Work to Break Generational Trauma for Their Children & Family Legacy

6/16/2022
In honor of Father's Day, join us as we sit down with Transformation Coach, Mike Forrester, to talk through the role that childhood trauma plays in parental decision making, and how Father's can put in the work to break these generational cycles and create a new legacy for their children. In this episode, Mike discusses the following: • We can either imprint our children with the same unhealthiness we received, or we can become the dad we're dreaming to be. • How childhood trauma...

Duration:00:29:04

A Roadmap for Claiming Control of Your Divorce in the Throes of Upheaval & Transition

6/8/2022
Join us as we sit down with Divorce Coaches, Bill Miles & Kristen Noel, to talk through steps that you can take to help claim control over your divorce and make the transition a healthier and easier process. In this interview, Bill and Kristen discuss: • Harnessing the power of your intuition and understanding the critical role it plays. • The importance of establishing clear goals for the outcomes you want for yourself and your kids. • How to become the CEO of your divorce. • Why...

Duration:00:35:37

College Planning for Co-Parents: Financial Strategies to Save for Your Child's Future Education

6/2/2022
Join us as we sit down with Certified Financial Planner and College Funding Consultant, Brad Baldridge, to talk through financial strategies that co-parents can employ to save for their child's future higher education. In this interview, Brad discusses the following: • Understanding The Real Cost Of Sending Your Children To College • Developing Financial Strategies For Saving For College • Planning Early To Put Your Child On The Path To A Bright Future • How Financial Aid, Scholarships...

Duration:00:33:38

Incorporating Legacy Investing as a Powerful Part of Your Estate Plan

5/26/2022
Join us as we sit down with Senior Wealth Strategist, Blake Brogan, to talk through alternative investment ideas that can help you maximize your money in order to help create a family legacy in years to follow. In this interview, Blake discusses the following: • Strategies to maximize retirement income, while using the fewest dollars possible. • How insurance policies can be used to be an important part of your estate plan. • Understanding what leveraging your income is and how it works...

Duration:00:31:59

How to Utilize Nervous System Literacy to Become the Empowered Mom

5/10/2022
In honor of Mother's Day, join us as we sit down with certified TRE® (tension and trauma releasing exercises) provider and nervous system educator, Christa Bevan, to talk about the important roles that nervous system regulation, as well as breaking cycles of generational trauma, can play in helping mothers to feel more empowered in their journey through motherhood. In this interview, Christa answers the following: • What is nervous system literacy, and how does it show up in our daily...

Duration:00:35:16

Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13: How to Decide Which Bankruptcy Option Is Best for You

5/2/2022
Join us as we sit down with bankruptcy attorney, Darin Wisehart, to talk through the differences between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and how to decide which option is best for you. In this interview, Darin answers the following: • How do I know which of these types of bankruptcies I may—or may not—qualify for? • What are the benefits and consequences of filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? • What are the differences between a liquidation and a reorganization? • When...

Duration:00:31:10

What Community Property Is & How It Impacts Family Law and Bankruptcy Cases

4/19/2022
Join us as we sit down with Pacific Cascade Family Law attorney, Michael Reid, to talk about how community property plays a role in family law and bankruptcy cases. In this interview, Michael answers the following: • What Does It Mean That Washington Is a Community Property State? • What Is Community & Separate Property, and How Do They Differ? • Can Separate Property Ever Become Community Property? • Can Our Property Be Community Property If We’re Not Married? • How Are Community and...

Duration:00:35:28

Help! What Are My Options If My Wages Are Being Garnished?

4/11/2022
Join us as we sit down with bankruptcy attorney, Darin Wisehart, to talk through the options available to those who are facing wage garnishments. In this interview, Darin answers the following: • What is a garnishment, and when can it happen to you? • If there is a judgment is against you, can all of your personal property, including your wages, be subject to garnishment? • When can your wages be garnished? • How much of your wages can be garnished? • Can you stop a garnishment before...

Duration:00:22:06

Let's Talk Personal Injury: What You Should (& Shouldn't) Do If You’re Injured In a Car Accident

4/1/2022
Join us as we sit down with personal injury attorney, Terry Hogan, to discuss the most important steps to be mindful of if you've recently been in a car accident, especially in regard to strengthening a claim to compensation. If you would like to speak with one of our family law attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com. Disclaimer: Nothing in this communication is intended to provide legal advice nor does it constitute a...

Duration:00:40:36

Washington Protection Orders: Understanding the Types of Restraining Orders Available and When You Should Consider Filing

3/25/2022
Join us as we sit down with family law attorney, Ben Brown, to discuss Washington's protection orders, and how you can utilize these court orders to help prevent contact that is harassing or abusive. In this interview, Steve and Ben discuss the following: • How do you know if a protection order is the right call for you? • What protective measures are available for vulnerable adults, victims of domestic violence or victims of sexual assault? • Who can file for protection orders, when are...

Duration:00:29:34

There's No Room for Shame in Divorce! Detangling Cultural and Religious Stigmas From the Decision to Divorce

3/18/2022
Join us as we sit down with family law attorney, Kimberly Brown, to discuss the cultural and religious stigmas that have historically clouded divorce with a sense of shame, and why it's time to shed this thinking and view divorce through a healthier lens. In this interview, Kimberly discusses the following: • Is Guilt Different Than Shame? • How divorce tends to put people at high risk for feeling shame, largely due to lingering stigmas that still surround divorce. • America’s cultural...

Duration:00:31:00

Get the Inside Scoop! Attorney Tips on How to Best Prepare for a Family Law Mediation

3/11/2022
Join us as we sit down with attorney, Caryn Jones, to discuss how divorcing spouses can adequately prepare for mediation in order to reach agreements on issues that need resolution in order to finalize a divorce, such as child custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support and property division. In this interview, Caryn addresses the following: • What is Mediation? • Is Mediation Legally Binding, Expensive, or Public? • Do I Need a Lawyer, and How Do I Choose a Mediator? • Is...

Duration:00:35:19

The Co-Parent’s Survival Guide for Spring Break: Attorney Tips on How to Eliminate Stress & Amicably Plan for Success

3/4/2022
Join us as we sit down with attorney, Allison Harper, to talk through the common problem areas for co-parents who are trying to plan spring break for their children, and steps that can be taken to eliminate conflict and stress for all involved. In this interview, Allison discusses the following: • The importance of understanding and complying with your parenting plan before you make plans. • Common spring break expenses and understanding whose responsibility they are. • Safety protocols...

Duration:00:32:33

The Psychological Impact of Divorce: How to Process the Stages of Separation & Transition From a Place of Resentment to Acceptance

2/25/2022
Join us as we sit down with Psychotherapist, Dr. Foojan Zeine, to talk through the different emotional stages of divorce, and tips for how divorcing couples can individually process these emotions in a way that replaces resentment and anger with acceptance and forgiveness. In this interview, Foojan discusses the following: • The psychological process of divorce can be complex and daunting, and often requires a skilled professional to successfully get you through it. • Understanding why...

Duration:00:35:29

The Complex Relationship Between Bankruptcy and Divorce Cases, & Tactical Considerations When Filing for Both

2/18/2022
Join us as we sit down with Pacific Cascade's Bankruptcy Attorney, Darin Wisehart, to discuss the relationship between bankruptcy and divorce cases, and important tips to keep in mind when filing to help ensure a smooth process on both fronts. In this episode, Darin discusses the following: • The different types of bankruptcies and how they interact with a divorce case • How creditors are impacted by dividing debts in a divorce • How joint marital debts are treated in a bankruptcy case •...

Duration:00:40:13

Wait! Important Questions You Should Ask Your Financial Advisor Before Negotiating Your Divorce Settlement

2/11/2022
Join us as we sit down with Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Grant Johnstone, and his team of financial advisors at Miracle Mile Advisors, to discuss pertinent questions that they wish their clients would have brought to them before negotiating and finalizing their divorce settlement. In this episode, Grant and his team discuss the below topics: • How Important are the Impact of Taxes in a Divorce Settlement? • How Does Long-Term Impact of Inflation Figure Into Negotiating My Divorce...

Duration:00:38:04

Tried and True Attorney Tips for Creating Effective Visitation and Parenting Time Schedules

2/4/2022
Join us as we sit down with Attorney, Sabrina Owen, to discuss tried and true attorney tips on how to create the most effective visitation and parenting plan schedules that will stand the test of time, reduce conflict, and set your child up for success. In this interview, Sabrina and Steve discuss the following: • Why it’s important that your parenting plan is created with your child’s best interest in mind • Understanding pros and cons to common parenting plan blocks and rotations •...

Duration:00:35:37

How Co-Parents Can Utilize Sleep Science to Help A Child Struggling to Sleep in Two Households

1/24/2022
We sit down with Pediatric Sleep Consultant, Marie-Eve Gagnon, to discuss factors that can result in sleep challenges for children, and how co-parents can work together across households to create environments that support healthy sleep patterns. In this interview, Marie-Eve and Steve discuss the following: • Why do children have problems falling asleep or staying asleep in two households? • How can coparents go about addressing their kid’s sleeping routine now that there will be two...

Duration:00:34:19