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How Do I File For Divorce In Oregon?

Many of our clients have a lot of questions when they are faced with divorce. A divorce is legally known as a dissolution of marriage. The Oregon dissolution process allows you to file on your own or jointly with your … Continue reading

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HOW DO I FILE FOR EMERGENCY CUSTODY IN OREGON?

Many of our clients want to know how to protect their child’s safety while in the other parent’s care. ORS 107.097 and ORS 107.139 allow a parent to petition the court for temporary custody when their child is in immediate … Continue reading

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WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER FILE YOUR OWN DIVORCE

Many of our clients often wonder if they could possibly handle their own divorce. The answer depends on the risk you want to take on the outcome of your case. You could try to handle your own divorce if your … Continue reading

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How Do I File for Emergency Custody in Oregon?

Many of our clients are in desperate need of an immediate change of custody or an immediate suspension of parenting time. This is especially true in case involving serious drug addiction, mental illness and child abuse. It can be extremely … Continue reading

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How Do I Enforce My Parenting Time in Oregon?

Many of our client are in desperate need for help to enforce their parenting time. The first step in any parenting time case is to determine if there is a valid court order or judgment which provides for parenting time. … Continue reading

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How is Child Custody Determined in Oregon?

Child custody is probably the most contentious issue in family law. Our offices receive more calls regarding child custody than any other family law matter. Calls are fueled by the divisive and emotional nature of child custody cases. Many clients … Continue reading

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WHY SHOULD I HIRE AN ATTORNY FOR MY DIVORCE OR CUSTODY CASE?

Under current economic conditions, many divorcing couples consider a do-it-yourself (DIY) divorce to save money. Unfortunately, a DIY divorce can actually cost you more money than retaining an attorney. We can help with your divorce or custody case. Call the … Continue reading

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How Can I Get Emergency Custody In Oregon?

Many of our clients are in need of an immediate change of custody or an immediate suspension of parenting time. Under Oregon law, it is possible to obtain a temporary emergency custody order under the “Immediate Danger” statutes. We can … Continue reading

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HOW DOES THE NEW TAX LAW IMPACT THE PAYMENT OF ALIMONY OR SPOUSAL SUPPORT IN MY DIVORCE?

It seems reasonably clear that President Trump’s new tax law will make divorce an even more miserable experience. The majority of the nation’s top matrimonial attorneys believe divorce negations will become more acrimonious following a change in the tax treatment … Continue reading

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