Tacoma Family Law Lawyer

Jason Benjamin has worked for more than two decades (starting in 1995) immersing himself in the intricacies of family law and particularly child custody cases. To date, he has personally handled more than 1000 cases where child custody is at issue in Tacoma and surrounding cities.

He particularly welcomes families who have emergency child custodydomestic violence or restraining order issues, as he can typically obtain appropriate orders within hours to protect you and the children.

Since he began his legal career, Jason has aggressively advocated on behalf of victims of domestic violence (even when domestic violence was not treated seriously by the courts). He understands the complexities of domestic violence such as why victims often return to abusers or leave their children with abusers before they make the final decision to permanently leave the abuser.

Child Custody Experience

Jason utilizes his years of family law experience in the trenches of hard fought child custody trials to competently advise parties on the best route to tackle complicated and intertwined issues of mental health (particularly Cluster B personality disorders such as histrionic, borderline, narcissistic and anti-social) and chemical dependency (particularly abuse of alcohol, opiates, methamphetamines and benzodiazepines).

When it comes to the courtroom, Jason is extremely comfortable and puts his clients at ease. There is no case too complex or too extreme for Jason to be willing to take it on. He is known by his colleagues for his confidence and persuasive argumentative skills and his trial experience is nothing short of prodigious. Many lawyers in the community are aware of his trial advocacy and often refer their clients to him for cases that are headed for trial.

Jason left Omak, Washington at 18 years of age and went off to the big city of Chicago where he attended Northwestern University. After obtaining his BA in Philosophy, he came back to Washington State and graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 1995. He and his wife have two daughters and enjoy various outdoor adventures.

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Reviews

To this day I am thankful to Jason

“I had a high conflict divorce since I was also leaving the Jehovah’s Witness faith and my husband. Without all the details, to this day I am thankful to Jason for helping me when I was at my wits end. Jason was smart, competent and compassionate. He knows how to deal with malignant narcissistic divorces and has no fear about speaking up. I hope he reads these so he knows I am grateful for his help in saving my future.”

– Elle Scott, 08/25/2020