James T. Saulsbury, Attorney at Law

James T. Saulsbury, Attorney at Law

25 years of experience handling family law matters, including Divorce, Child Custody, Parenting Plan Modifications, Child Support Modifications and Third Party Custody

Firm Overview

Divorce can be heart wrenching and difficult. However, it does not have to be if you contact Jim Saulsbury, an experienced divorce attorney whose office serves King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties. Jim Saulsbury helps his clients reduce the anxiety and stress of divorce. Jim guides men and women in dissolving a marital bond with respect and fairness using the cooperative process, mediation, arbitration or litigation

A Skilled Negotiator

Jim Saulsbury offers his clients a less combative way to divorce. There is no war and there are no court appearances. Instead, two or more attorneys work with their respective clients and a possible team of a communications coach and a financial planner/CPA to negotiate and agree on child custody, visitation and the equitable division of their marital assets and debts.

Jim Saulsbury uses his talents in the art of negotiation and communication as well as a great sense of humor and compassion to help couples divorce with their dignity intact. Jim Saulsbury addresses each client's concern over the small details and fine print in a divorce agreement with his extensive knowledge of family law. For example, a client may require a visitation agreement that deviates from the norm to meet a family's demanding schedule. Jim Saulsbury designs a parenting plans that facilitates the mother's or father's access to their children.

Clients Have Choices

Jim Saulsbury is a strong litigator who effectively articulates and argues for his clients interests in contested divorce cases. However, more often the parties in a divorce are willing to use a cooperative process, mediation or arbitration because of all the benefits. Jim Saulsbury's clients certainly are presented with all the options. Those who chose to cooperate typically find it easier to move on with life after marriage, Jim Saulsbury explains.

If you litigate a case, it's much harder to bury the hatchet, Jim Saulsbury says. "How can you put closure on something when a judge, who doesn't even know you, makes all the final decisions regarding the children you love so very much and the assets both parties have worked so hard to acquire." On the other hand, cooperative law allows both sides to be winners. Everything is open for negotiation. It's amazing what you can achieve by simply getting together and opening the lines of communication.
Main Office
Main Office
PO Box 66195
126 SW 148th St C100-151
Seattle  WA  98166
Phone
  • (206) 439-2963
Fax
  • (206) 242-3759
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Free Thirty Minute Consultation
Hourly Rates
$150 per hour non-court room time, $250 per hour court room time and mediation.
Divorce
25 year experienced family law trial attorney. Handling a wide variety of complex family law matters.
Divorce does not have to be the end of your old life it can be the beginning of your new life. Keeping conflict to the minimum while going through a divorce is never easy to do.

Jim Saulsbury is a trained collaborative law attorney. My goal is to keep the litigation and therefor your costs to a minimum.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Clients Have Choices

Jim Saulsbury is a strong litigator who effectively articulates and argues for his clients interests in contested divorce cases. However, more often the parties in a divorce are willing to use a cooperative process, mediation or arbitration because of all the benefits. Jim Saulsbury's clients certainly are presented with all the options. Those who chose to cooperate typically find it easier to move on with life after marriage, Jim Saulsbury explains.

If you litigate a case, it's much harder to bury the hatchet, Jim Saulsbury says. "How can you put closure on something when a judge, who doesn't even know you, makes all the final decisions regarding the children you love so very much and the assets both parties have worked so hard to acquire." On the other hand, cooperative law allows both sides to be winners. Everything is open for negotiation. It's amazing what you can achieve by simply getting together and opening the lines of communication.

James Saulsbury

License
  • Bar Number: 26980
    Washington , 1997
  • Bar Number: 17676535
    Texas , 1991
Education
  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law
    Doctor of Jurispurdance , 1991
    Graduated with honors in the top 10% of my class

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