Category Archives: Spousal Support

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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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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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 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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HOW DO I PREPARE FOR DIVORCE?

Many of our clients have asked our office what they should know before filing for divorce. Before springing into action, you should take a moment to prepare yourself. The dissolution process can be complicated and extremely difficult for those involved. … Continue reading

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WHY YOU NEED A LAWYER FOR YOUR DIVORCE

It can be extremely difficult to deal with both the emotional trauma and the fears associated with how life will go on when your marriage is ending and you are facing a divorce. The procedural requirements, deadlines and forms lead … Continue reading

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WHEN ARE PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS ENFORCEABLE IN OREGON?

There is a rising trend to use prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements are no longer for the rich, becoming more and more prevalent with successful middle-class couples. The use of a prenuptial agreement is especially important in cases involving substantial premarital … Continue reading

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Is Spousal Support a Tax Deduction?

Spousal supports are generally deductable from the payer spouse’s taxes and charged as income to the payee.  To be eligible for a tax deduction, the spousal support payment must be:            1.       The payments must be made in an actual … 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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Modifications of Spousal Support

The current economy is having a substantial impact on families and the ability to pay spousal support.  Spousal support obligors are either losing their jobs or suffering a substantial reduction in income.  Thus, our Courts are facing a huge increase … Continue reading

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