Integrative Family Law In the News

Seattle divorce attorney Carol Bailey and the Integrative Family Law team are frequently quoted in the press about their different approach to divorce, efficiently developing solid financial plans for clients, creating workable parenting plans for children, and offering tips for step-parenting success, among other divorce topics. In addition, the firm has authored many articles for various publications, appeared on television and Bailey hosted a radio show called About Happiness on Chat with Women. (You’ll find them below.)

For the past three years, Bailey has blogged about communication, happiness and family law for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer’s City Brights blog.  After hearing the stories of hundreds of individuals and couples over the last 30 years Carol has unique insights into what personal decisions actually lead to greater happiness.

If you are a member of the press and would like to reach Carol Bailey for an interview or article, please contact her at 206-859-6800 or email at cbailey@integrativefamilylaw.com

Carol has developed a series of daily reminders to help individuals create more happiness in their lives regardless of their marital status. She is available to comment on these reminders and on relationships, ways to avoid divorce, how to handle a divorce, family adjustment following divorce, ways to create a more friendly divorce, ways to become a better stepparent and how Integrative Family Law can help make divorce easier for families and children.

Stories About Integrative Family Law and Carol Bailey

Have a Nice Divorce…and Keep the Family Alive
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Carol Bailey Medwell’s Firm Adds Family Counseling to the Course of Handling Divorce
Puget Sound Business Journal

Women Lawyers Thriving in Their Own Firms: Carol Bailey
Embodied Living Blog

A Divorce Mediator’s Guide for Congressional Gridlock
KOMO News

Dysfunctional marriage: Does Congress need a divorce mediator?
Yahoo News

“Congress acting like a divorced couple?
CNN

Stories Quoting Integrative Family Law Attorneys

Step Parenting and Blended Families: How to Make it Work

When families blend, everyone arrives with a set of rules, habits, even a family culture they’ve established in a previous life. Carol Bailey was quoted in and contributed 6 Tips for step parenting success for this article.
Read more at Parentmap.com

Protecting children’s relationship with their father

Divorced dads, domestic violence, and the systemic bias against men in King County family court. For years, dads’-rights groups have claimed that family court overwhelmingly favors women, particularly when it comes to custody. Integrative Family Law attorney Jennifer Forquer was quoted in this article. Read More: Protecting children’s relationship with their father.

Contributed Articles to Various Publications

In the Shadows: Dealing with Mental Health Issues
by Lisa DuFour and Sharon Friedrich, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Don’t Get Tangled in the Web
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Don’t Take Deposition Practice Lightly
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin first of two part article.

Defending the Deposition
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin second of two part article.

Maintenance and Marriage: The Changing Nature of Support
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Split Decision: Is Divorce the First Course?
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Grandparent Rights and Visitation
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Collecting Child Support Takes Many Forms
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Relocating with Children: A Moving Conundrum
by Lisa DuFour, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Presumed Fathers Compound Family Structure
by Lisa DuFour, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Child Support Systems Protect Domestic Violence Victims
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Can You Give It All Away?  Examining Gifts and Property Transfers under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act
by Lisa DuFour, Washington State Bar News, November 2010, Volume 64, Number 11

Military Moms and Dads: How to Protect the Rights of Deployed Parents
by Lisa DuFour and Laura Carlsen, Pierce County Bar News, November 2010

Using QDROs to Collect Child Support Payments
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, Washington State Bar News May 2009, volume 63, number 5

If all Else Fails, Ask the Queen
by Lisa DuFour and Kim Schnuelle, Washington Law and Politics, winter 2010, No. 71

Family within a Family
by Carol Bailey, Washington Women Lawyers State Reporter

Working with Limited English Customers
by Lisa DuFour, King County Bar Association Bulletin

Seattle Post-Intelligencer’s City Brights blog.

For the past three years, Seattle divorce attorney Carol Bailey has blogged for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer’s City Brights blog reflecting on communication, happiness and family law.

Television Appearances

New Day Northwest

Carol Bailey appears speaking with Margaret Larson on New Day Northwest before Valentine’s Day, 2012 to talk about relationships. Top three tips to improve your relationships.  Watch here..

Radio Appearances

Carol Bailey’s ‘About Happiness’ Radio Show

In order to help people learn how to communicate better, think clearly about their relationships and bring happiness into their lives, Carol Bailey created a radio show on Chat with Women to do just that. While the show is currently on hiatus due to Carol’s position as Adjunct Professor at Seattle University School of Law teaching communication skills for lawyers, you can listen to several of her monthly broadcasts below. Listen to Carol Bailey’s Radio broadcasts below or visit her Chat With Women page.

  • Carol Bailey interviews Victress Hitchcock, Film Maker, Director of “Blessing: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet”. Carol talks about repairing relationships after an affair.
    About Happiness, May 7, 2012
  • Carol Bailey interviews Lama Tsultrim Allione, www.taramandala.org about the Buddhist path to happiness.
    About Happiness, April 2, 2012
  • Carol Bailey talks with guest Erica Rayner-Horn www.mindful-therapy.net about happiness and mindfulness.
    About Happiness, March 3, 2012
  • Carol Bailey speaks with Jane Hulsey. Jane helps people become better parents after divorce.
    About Happiness Feb 6, 2012
  • Carol speaking with Huffington Post Happiness Expert Sophie Keller.
    About Happiness December 2011.
  • Carol Bailey and Christie Mueller, successful financial advisor, discuss how we create our lives through our thoughts.
    About Happiness, January 2012.
  • Carol Bailey interviews Sandy Sullivan and Jennifer Forquer, two attorneys at Integrative Family Law. They discuss the ideals of the firm, and how they help clients move through the legal process in the least damaging way possible.
    About Happiness, June 4, 2012