The Law Office of Charlie Shane, PLLC.

The Law Office of Charlie Shane, PLLC.

Welcome! If it looks like you have to go to court, or are already there, you have come to the right place. I love to passionately fight for my clients. More than that, I love getting results for my clients.

Firm Overview

Main Office
Main Office
755 Winslow Way E
Suite 207
Bainbridge Island  WA  98110
  • (206) 497-1945
  • (206) 400-2747


Free Initial Consultation?
I offer a free 15 minute phone consultation
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Hourly Rates
Yes. Based on a sliding scale.

Office Information

Office Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken
Spanish and English
Child Custody
We are primarily a family law firm.
We handle everything from establishing parenting plans to getting the modified. In fact, the majority of our cases usually have to do with custody.
Collaborative Divorce
We offer great flat fee rates for divorces if the parties are in agreement.
Again, "agreement" is the key word here and the less involved the divorce is (that is the less issues that it it has), the less that flat fee will be.
We are a family law firm. That is what we do and is the primary focus of our firm.
If your case has to do with divorce, maintenance, custody, establishing a parenting plan, parentage issues, child support, and modification of a child support for parenting plan or a decree, we are the right firm for you.
Child Support
We have handled establishing numerous child-support orders and also getting the modified.
Getting the right child support amount takes a lot of work and is a lot less straightforward than it may seem. If you need help either getting support established or getting it modified, give us a call. We have handled child support issues with all kinds of different issues and involving people of many different incomes and financial means.
We love helping people with divorces.
Family law is this firms focus. At the heart of most family law cases is divorce. Our firm can help you get through this difficult time and, most importantly, help protect your rights whether those rights involve children, property, or maintenance.
Military Divorce
We have experience helping clients through divorces that involve the military.
In fact, associate attorney Ruby Swiney, is married to a member of the United States Navy and obviously has a special connection to military divorces. Let us help to make sure your rights are protected in a divorce involving the military.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Our firm has decided to focus on family law because there is a great need by many people for help and justice in that area.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Attorney Charlie Shane grew up in the Seattle area and has a special connection to the Puget Sound region. Attorney Ruby Swiney brings a unique East Coast view, specifically Kentucky, to her cases. Both attorneys live on the Kitsap Peninsula and work on Bainbridge Island.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Our firm is typically willing to be flexible in our fees to try to enable clients from all economic backgrounds to get representation. That being said, with some exceptions we generally will not work for free. Furthermore, we are unique in the fact that besides taking cases in Kitsap County, we are generally willing to take cases all throughout the Puget Sound region including King County, Snohomish County, Pierce County, and Jefferson County. We have experience in all those counties and are familiar with their local rules and operations.

Charlie Shane

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