Divorce is never easy, and the separation process can be one of the most difficult experiences of your life. At Ashby Law, our experienced and compassionate Washington family law attorneys understand your family’s needs, and will work to help you resolve your family’s issues in a way that helps everyone heal and move on.
Ashby Law understands that the end of a marriage is never easy. A divorce can turn your entire world upside down. Every aspect of your life may be in flux. Your residence, standard of living, relationships with your children, and daily routine may all be changing. You
Both parents share the responsibility of raising a child. Ashby Law can help ensure your child receives the financial support required for a healthy, happy upbringing. Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order.
Not every relationship ends well. When emotions run high during a divorce, violence or the threat of violence is an unfortunate reality for many couples. If your spouse or former partner has threatened you or your children, you deserve the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your family is sa
For every parent, child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. Ashby Law advocates for your parental rights so you can raise your children in an appropriate and healthy home.
With offices in Kennewick and Walla Walla, our experienced team meets you where you are.
Our clients discuss how we’ve helped them.
The right of a parent to care for his or her children is one of the most fundamental rights in the American legal system. Both the criminal and civil courts [more]
When child custody is disputed, each parent fights fiercely to receive as much parenting time as possible with his or her children. Unfortunately, wanting to take care of children and [more]
During a dissolution, a couple is required to split their community property in an equitable way. Community property includes any money, property, debts, or other assets that the couple acquired [more]
If parents share time with their children equally, does one parent still have to pay child support? In the past, many judges awarded mothers primary custody of the children, while [more]
Excellent, professional, and trustworthy
I retained the services of Mr. Ashby for guiding me and my wife through the legal process of taking our daughter out of state for a new job I was offered. Our daughter’s bio father has been absent from his daughter’s life and did not want any part of it. However, the parenting plan in place stated he still had certain legal rights in being able to see her each week at certain times. Mr. Ashby and Manna explained to me what our options were in dealing with this matter and the different scenarios that could occur. He was extremely professional and had a strong desire to help us. The initial estimate was consistent with the actual price we had to pay. I would be more than glad to retain his services again.
Great team and on your side
Scott and his staff proved to be very knowledgeable on child support issues as they got a debt of over $36,000.00 owed down to a little over $6000.00 by working with the other parent and support enforcement for us. We think they work hard for fathers and would recommend this office to any one in our situation.
Mr. Ashby was the second attorney that I had in my family law case. The first attorney that I had withdrew after dropping the ball and missing key deadlines. Thus, when I came to Ashby Law, despite the advanced timeline in my case, there was an enormous amount of work that needed to be done. Mr. Ashby and his staff got my case back on track. I was so impressed with Mr. Ashby and his staff. First and foremost, I found his firm to be one with integrity in every way. That’s not something that you usually hear about lawyers! I was extremely pleased with the service that I received from Ashby Law. Everyone at the firm is extremely professional yet genuinely friendly. (I have met a few very snotty front end staff and paralegals in the last year, but certainly not at Ashby Law! Nothing but the most helpful, caring support people there.) Mr. Ashby always provided excellent counsel that enabled me to make the decisions that resulted in an excellent financial settlement as well as parenting plan. I also appreciated his combination of concern and understanding yet frankness. I like frankness; might as well know the reality of the situation so you can make an informed decision. Finally, I had a lot of questions. Mr. Ashby and his staff always listened to and answered all of my questions both in person and via email. Not all attorneys are so attentive. Some of them prefer to talk over you and/or ignore you, depending on the situation. P.S. My first lawyer appeared to be cheaper at first look. But I would suggest that you not be fooled by purely comparing an hourly rate or some other number. A low hourly rate can end up in a high bill if not billed with integrity. But once again, Ashby Law has integrity in every way, including in their billing! Best wishes to Ashby Law and their future clientele
Our Parenting Plan
Scott and his team were great in the entire process. They kept us informed with our options and gave excellent advice. There’s so much more. Just know that if or when we need a great lawyer Scott’s office is where we will be going. Thank you for all your team has done for us and our children.
An Amazing Attorney and Great Law Office
I have never had to have an attorney before my case, so going into this I had absolutely no idea what was going on but Glenn and his staff made everything so much easier and I understood things alot more. They were able to keep my very informed and let me know everything. I thank them for everything.
Scott Ashby – A Lawyer You Can Trust
Scott and his staff handled my divorce with competence, compassion and commitment. I was kept well-informed throughout the process, and my requests for information were answered in timely manner. He earned his fee, as well as my respect and gratitude.
I had a good experience with the Ashby Law team! They were all very nice and efficient. I was never left hanging, and everything was completed in a timely manner with great communication! They were always ready to answer questions or assurance. I highly recommend their firm!
Scott was the third attorney I had help with a child support case. I felt that he and his team handled my case efficiently and ethically, especially considering the circumstances. While his rates may be higher than most, the efficiency of the operation makes up for it. Communication was prompt and courteous throughout. I was comforted knowing that he had my back. I would definitely hire him again.
One of the Best Attorneys and Law Firms in the Area!
After experiencing a couple other attorneys in town for my custody proceeding, I ended up at Ashby Law with attorney Glenn Slate. It was a breath of fresh air to have someone take over my case who is knowledgeable and understanding with an absolutely competent staff that is always right there and ready to help.
He got the job done
I hired Mr. Ashby’s office to represent me in a slip and fall accident claim and I am very satisfied with the results. Manna, Mr. Ashby’s legal assistant, was so helpful with answers to my questions and with the guidance she provided me on what to do next and what to expect that everything went smoothly. I would definitely recommend Mr. Ashby and his office to anyone who needs a good attorney.
An OUTSTANDING Lawyer with an OUTSTANDING Team Working with Him!
I contacted Mr. Ashby in July of last year to assist with a Child Care Plan update. Since then he and his administrative team lead by Manna have gone above and beyond. Not only am I kept informed with email and case updates but, also with personalized phone calls. Since I am military they were able to represent me while I was away and kept me informed the entire time. Mr. Ashby will fight for you and make sure you are properly represented. They leave no stone unturned and make sure that you are well taken care of. I cannot say how grateful my family and I are to have gone through the Ashby Law Office. Truly an amazing team!
I hired Mr. Ashby to represent me in a deposition. He was very thorough in taking the time to prepare me for this nerve-wracking proceeding. He explained the process and typical procedures that would take place in way that helped me better understand what was about to happen. I was able to walk into the deposition with my head held high and Mr. Ashby by my side. Mr. Ashby was so tough on the other side, the deposition only lasted 15 minutes! Scott Ashby is honest, hard-working and trustworthy. He provides quality legal services, is responsive to my needs as a client and practices principals in all of his affairs.
Thank you for Excellent Service
I hired Scott Ashby last fall to seal my juvenile records. Throughout the process I was kept informed monthly, sometimes weekly, on the progress of my case. I appreciated the updates and thoroughness that I received. Scott did what I hired him to do in the time that he had said it would be done (few months). I never felt like my case wasn’t important. My emails and phone calls were always returned promptly. I also wanted to say how much help his legal assistant Manna McIntosh was. Great team!
Mr. Ashby was very supportive during my stressful and emotional divorce. He was clear about my options and gave straight forward advice. Having an attorney I could count on made a difficult situation seem easier to get through. I also appreciated all the help I received from Manna, Paralegal. She was amazing and truly compassionate. Thank you!
Professional and Proficient
Scott Ashby and his paralegal assistant Cassidy handled my dissolution case several months ago. They were not only professional, but kept things running smoothly. They were there to answer all of my questions and always made sure I understood what was going on with the case. They went above and beyond on all of the issues that came up during the case and did such a great job. Not only that, but they also did their best to utilize their time as efficiently as possible to keep rates as low as possible. Mr. Ashby did a great job of utilizing his paralegals and office team. I would 100% refer any of my family or friends to Mr. Ashby and his offices. If I should ever need assistance again, they would be the office I would go to.
What a Team
I just want to say thank you for all you have done for me over the last couple months. I always feel as though I’m not just a case, but a person that you actually want to help! I thank you for that. The last month has been very trying on me and your ability to respond and understand my concerns has been a great comfort. Throw the extended stay in the hospital with my stress level being high and your ability to get the needed information from me when I wasn’t quite myself should be commended. I really appreciate everything you do each and every day! Hopefully this mess will be settled fair and balanced. Knowing your helping is definitely comforting to me that all will be ok!!!Thank you!
Excellent Attorney and Law Office!!!!!!!
I had a great experience with Scott Ashby and his office. He helped me with child support and custody of my other son. The receptionist is very sweet and helpful and had everything handled for me when I couldn’t do it. Scott’s paralegal Jennifer LaCoste did an amazing job handling my name change as well and I know she’ll be becoming a lawyer soon and I can say she’ll make a great lawyer!!! Thank you all for your help!
Scott T. Ashby/honest loyal lawyer
I was going thru a rough time during my separation. Scott T Ashby and Assistant (Paralegal) heard my case and they did everything possible to quickly and prepare my case and efficiently get paperwork completed which was a big relief. They were both proactive and very professional.
Professional and Caring
Scott Ashby and Manna calmed my anxiety by always being available to answer any questions I had and were always caring. Keeping me informed daily on any updates to my case by always maintaining the firm’s online software and emailing updates to my personal email. Scott and Manna are very professional and care about me, not only as a client, as a person as well.
If you’re wanting to stay informed and in control of your case I recommend Scott Ashby
Scott Ashby and Manna (his assistant) have been wonderful to work with. I am updated daily on the progress of the case and have easy on-line access to our court calendar, all materials filed and attached to case and easy on-line billing. There is also a secured email and I always get immediate fast response to all my questions. This has been a difficult and emotional case for our family and when court papers were filed at the last minute, Scott and Manna worked all weekend with us via email and phone so that we were able to get our response and paperwork in on time for court first thing the following week. Scott and Manna have been responsive and reassuring during times when we were ready to break down. I believe they have our best interest in mind and are working hard to assure our success. I appreciate their patients, frankness and knowledge. I would highly recommend!!
Would hire again, no question!
The first time we met Mr.Ashby was during our consultation, and he was nothing but honest with everything he said. He did not try to sweet talk us into hiring him. He was honest and straight forward about what the outcome might be and the entire process which made us feel very comfortable. His assistant Manna was wonderful! She was always super friendly and returned phone calls fairly quick. She was always working hard to get me answer fast and really determined to help us with our case as best as she could, as did Mr.Ashby. Attorney Ms. Magan was also helping with our case and she was great, I was so glad to have her helping as well! They make a great team and I have never felt any other attorney be so honest and work hard to try to and help with our case!
You Get What You Pay For Here
Scott Ashby is an excellent choice for a family law lawyer if you desire all your legal bases covered. I have dealt with plenty of lawyers in the past only to sense their greediness throughout the case. Not the case with Scott! He was exemplary all the way through. His paralegal Manna was bar none the best I have worked with yet. It was a pleasure working with them.
Mr. Slate was extraordinarily helpful during our family’s difficult custody modification proceeding. Thank goodness for his candid advice and care he put into our matter. We couldn’t have been any happier.
I Recommend this Law Firm!
It is my pleasure to endorse Scott Ashby of Ashby Law PLLC. I always had courteous and immediate personal telephone contact with Mr. Ashby and his paralegal, Manna. There was no tedious menu to wait through. The support I received for my civil action was excellent! I could rest easy knowing that my problem was taken care of by experienced people. I am grateful that Mr. Ashby was able to see my problem as I saw it. Integrity means so much in the professional field. Like a doctor, or other professional, Mr. Ashby is “my” attorney!
An attorney who actually cares about his clients
Over the past year, I was involved with a relocation case and a divorce. Mr. Ashby was originally hired to handle my relocation case, after receiving advice from him from my posts on AVVO, and in the middle of the relocation case, the divorce happened. Mr. Ashby and his team were exceptional the whole time. They are knowledgeable and they all make you feel like they really care about you. Mr. Ashby was never unrealistic or exaggerated his abilities or the possible outcomes of court. Even if it was something I didn’t want to hear, the straight truth was always what I received from Ashby Law. Having Mr. Ashby on my side made me feel confident with what I was doing and was always reassuring when I was emotional over the case. Manna and Tyler were also amazing. They were quick to respond to me and always answered my questions to the best of their knowledge, or went and found the answer for me. I feel like I have formed abond with the staff of Ashby Law. They were who I turned to for reassurance and advice during my two cases. They always made sure they were clear about what I wanted and kept me realistic in my expectations. The financial burden of family cases is nothing less than stressful. There was a lot of open communication between me and Scott and his staff. They understood my budget and worked with me to come up with an agreement that benefitted both of us. I never felt like I was paying more than I should and Scott is worth his rates. It’s hard to find an attorney who really works for his clients, and that is worth every cent. I can honestly say that this is the best attorney experience I have ever had, and Ashby Law will be my go to people to handle anything that comes up. This firm cares about their clients and works extremely hard to get what’s best for their clients. I am very thankful I had Scott and his team on my side during my difficult cases.