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HOW DO I AVOID COSTLY FINANCIAL MISTAKES IN A DIVORCE?

Our clients facing divorce have several important decisions to make that will have a significant impact on their financial future. Unfortunately, many of our clients feel the need to rush these decisions and to end the marriage as quickly as … Continue reading

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How Do Unmarried Parents Get Custody And Visitation Rights In Oregon?

The most significant issue to be worked out for separating unmarried parents is generally child custody and parenting time. It is important to legally establish child custody and a parenting plan even if you are on good terms with the … Continue reading

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HOW TO HAVE QUALITY VISITATION WITH YOUR CHILD

Having visitation with your child can be difficult, especially if you are only allowed a limited amount of time. Not all parents have equal parenting time. In most cases one parent is awarded primary custody while the other parent is … Continue reading

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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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