Practice Areas and Services

Juliet Laycoe PC is a firm based in Vancouver, Washington. We focus on our clients. We guide and support our clients in a compassionate and caring manner through sometimes emotional, stressful or scary transitions in life.

Our practice areas include:

  • Separation and Divorce
    • Custody (Primary Parent) and Visitation (Residential Time)
    • Child Support
    • Spousal Support
    • Property/Debt/Financial Settlements including high net worth cases
    • Closely-held business
    • Retirement and pension plans
    • Same gender and opposite gender
  • Post-Divorce Adjustments and Modifications to Parenting Plans and Child Support
  • Parentage (Paternity)
  • Nonparent and Grandparent Custody
  • Relocation of Children
  • Relationship Agreements
  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration
    • Wills
    • Powers of Attorney
    • Health Care Directives
    • Community Property Agreements
    • Probate
  • Guardianship


The legal services we provide include:

Collaborative legal representation

Legal representation to clients who wish to resolve their family matter or dispute through a private, confidential and collaborative process.

Mediator and mediation

Mediation of challenging and sensitive issues in the areas of divorce, family relationships, domestic partnerships, probate, estates and guardianships.

Representation through mediation

Representation of clients who are participating in mediation or wish to participate in mediation to resolve the issues related to their divorce or other family relationship matter. This may include active representation during mediation sessions as well as outside of mediation sessions, review of any written agreements or preparation of written agreements or documents necessary to memorialize agreements.

Coaching, consulting and unbundled services

Limited legal services which may include:

    • Consulting and coaching individuals representing themselves in family law or related court disputes
    • Advising individuals participating in mediation on an occasional basis outside of the mediation session

Consultation services to attorneys and other professionals

Advice and consultation to attorneys and professionals evaluating legal issues in a particular family law or family relationship matter.

Transactional representation for family relationship agreements

Representation of individuals in the negotiation and drafting of family relationship agreements which may include prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, comprehensive powers of attorney, guardianship agreements and separate property and property status agreements.

Representation in guardianship, estate matters and estate administration

Representation and advice to individuals in guardianship, estate planning and estate administration matters.