Divorce for Grown-ups

The Quirk Law Group Offers Legal Representation for People Navigating an Amicable Divorce in King County, WA


Virtual Practice

Based in Kirkland, WA


Karin Quirk’s vision for effective, amicable divorces takes a “grownup” approach to dissolution. This short video gives you an idea of our philosophy and how we achieve great results.

At the Quirk Law Group, we focus on amicable, respectful divorces and doing the utmost to achieve out-of-court resolutions. 

Our Services

Our practice focuses on family law services for people who commit to the amicable divorce process. We are licensed in Washington State and see clients in King County.

Petition for Divorce

We help people with legal separation, or dissolution of a family partnership

Temporary Orders for Support

Temporary orders for support, financial restraints, or use of residence

Parenting Plans

Thoughtful, sensible, and effective parenting plans for children

Child Support

Spousal Maintenance

Property Settlement Agreements


Kind, caring, empathic, and fierce. You absolutely want them on your side!
Claire Bruining
Best services ever received, minimizing the complexity of following process to see things through. Thank you Melissa and Karin!
sravy p
Working with Karin and Melissa was the so helpful and reassuring. They delt with an extremally difficult spouse professionally and directly. I can't thank them enough for their support and professionalism. Mellissa and Karin walked me through a anxiety ridden situation with good legal advice and helpfulness. Thanks to you both, it was good working with you.
Cynthia McCall
Both Karin & Melissa were helpful, supportive, and definitely had my back as I navigated my divorce. While it was 'amicable' initially, there were some rough spots and they were responsive, and helped me understand my legal rights. I'm SO glad I hired legal council even though my ex thought we should just do it on our own, I really needed someone in my corner who knows the law, and who could help me walk through getting child support, and dividing our assets. Great value for the price and worth every penny!
Kris Prochaska
I had a fantastic experience with both Melissa and Karin during my legal separation and divorce process. They were extremely knowledgeable, supportive and responsive through the entire process. It was a pleasure working with them and am very grateful for their services. Highly recommend The Quirk Law Group.
SquareRaptor gamer
Melissa was fabulous to work with and helped me come to a speedy and just divorce. Thank you for all of your efforts!
Lauren Vincent
Karin and Melissa were wonderful, and helped me through the process every step of the way to a reasonable settlement. I give them my highest recommendation!
Doug Henderson
Working with both Karin and Melissa made the process much smoother than I thought it would be. They were both very responsive when we had questions (and I had a lot). They addressed the concerns on both sides with understanding and expertise. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a solid, caring legal team for their divorce.
Stacy Pare
Karin and her team are the best, they were with me every step of the way of my divorce, they understand that it is a difficult situation and with many emotions. They answered every question I always had with great professionalism and respect, but above all with great human quality in these difficult moments that we are going through.
Jose Huesca
I love working with Karin!
Lacey Jayne

What is an Amicable Divorce?

An amicable divorce prioritizes cooperation and respect over conflict, aiming for a fair and civil resolution for both parties.

The benefits of an amicable divorce extend far beyond saving money on legal fees. Consider these advantages:

Reduced Stress

A less contentious process means less emotional strain on everyone involved.

Healthier Co-Parenting

Amicable exes can create a more positive environment for raising children.

Faster Resolution

Cooperation leads to a swifter divorce process, allowing you to move forward with your life sooner.

Less Financial Strain

Avoiding lengthy court battles keeps legal costs down.

Preserving Relationships

Respectful interactions can maintain a positive connection with your ex-spouse, which can be beneficial for extended family and social circles.

Personally Commit to an Amicable Divorce for the Best Possible Post-Divorce Life

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