Monthly Archives: May 2010

To Mediate or Not to Mediate

“Which mediator should we use,” is starting to replace the attorney’s battle cry of “I’ll see you in court.” The rationale behind the move to mediation is that as a nation we can no longer spend so much time, energy, … Continue reading

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Modification Of Custody in Oregon

After the divorce is over a Modification of Child Custody in Oregon requires a substantial change in circumstances. The party seeking sole custody must then demonstrate how sole custody would be in the best interests and welfare of the children. … Continue reading

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Oregon Wills And Estate Planning

Creating an Oregon Will is an important step in planning the distribution of your estate (assets including real and personal property) following your death.  A Will is a formal expression of your last wishes. If drafted and executed properly, a … Continue reading

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PARENTING PLANS THAT WORK

More and more parents today are moving away from the traditional custody agreements that consist of a custodial and non-custodial parent. Instead they are opting for shared parenting and shared child custody situations. In a shared or joint custody agreement, … Continue reading

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High Net Worth Divorces

Portland, Oregon High Net Worth Divorce Attorney Most divorces are complicated, but high net worth divorce matters require the guidance and expert representation of a high net worth divorce attorney experienced in complex property division. At the Law Offices of … Continue reading

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Ten Things To Do If You Are In An Accident

1. STOP AT THE SCENE AND CALL THE POLICE. Even if you do not believe that you have been seriously injured, many times symptoms do not come on for hours, or even days, after an accident has occurred. Therefore, you … Continue reading

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What you need to know if you have been charged with Driving Under the Influence

Facing a DUI can be a frightening time in a person’s life. If you are unfamiliar with the intricacies of DUI law or don’t know what to expect in court, the process can be even more intimidating. Below are several … Continue reading

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2009 Legislature Updates – Child support

I. CHILD SUPPORT B. HB 2272 (ch 351) Medical Support HB 2272 amends several statutes relating to medical support and child support enforcement and conforms Oregon law to federal requirements. Definitions for ORS 25.321 to 25.343 HB 2272 section 1 … Continue reading

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Have you been charged with a DUII?

WHAT HAPPENS NOW? YOU HAVE A BIG PROBLEM.   If you have been arrested or charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), you have a big problem.  You need to contact the Law Offices of Paul F. Sherman immediately 888-824-82151  – the … Continue reading

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Call for a free legal consultation

Attorney Paul F. Sherman is dedicated to providing exceptional Divorce, Custody and Family law services to our clients in Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington and throughout California. For over 20 years, Mr. Sherman has helped families in transition due to divorce, … Continue reading

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