Category Archives: Child Support


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 is Child Support Calculated?

Child support is calculated pursuant to the Oregon Child Support Guidelines which are designed to address the needs of most families.  The Child Support Guidelines are used by the Courts or the Division of Child Support to ensure that child … Continue reading

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Temporary Orders for Family Support – “Pendente Lite Relief”

A divorce can take months and sometimes even years to get resolved by the Court.  Most people simply cannot wait that long and need a quick decision or Pendente Lite Relief regarding child custody, visitation, the cars, the house – … Continue reading

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The current economy is having a major impact on families and the ability pay child support.  Child support obligors are either losing their jobs or suffering a substantial reduction in income.  As such, our Courts are facing a huge increase in … 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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