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Child Relocation Considerations

Couples with children go through standard divorce filings and custody is decided by the courts; oftentimes, in Oregon, courts order sole legal and physical custody to one parent and visitation rights to the other. In some cases, joint-custody is granted between the...

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Oregon DUII Diversion Program

No resident wants to face a Portland DUI, or a DUI in any town, or city, in Oregon. The fines, embarrassment and shame, and having your license revoked are obvious deterrents from inebriated driving and are strict consequences to face in the event of a DUI. The...

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No-fault Divorce

Marriage should be one of the happiest journeys two people can embark on together, growing love, a family, and memories. For every love song in the world, you can probably think of a dozen that remind you of a special someone. Somewhere along the line, however, the...

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The Pros and Cons of a 12-Step Program

Alcohol abuse and addiction are terrible demons that latch onto everyday people. Some will face Portland DUI charges due to mistakes they’ve made; some will realize they have a problem on their own and of their own volition; some will walk into interventions held by...

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Will Divorce Destroy My Credit?

The potential impacts that a divorce case can have on your credit will depend on a number of different factors, including the nature of your marital property, shared lines of credit, etc. While we cannot specifically answer how your divorce will affect your credit...

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Child Support Enforcement in Oregon: FAQs

When child support payments are part of a divorce settlement or have been ordered by the court, these payments must continue to be made until the child turns 18 – or until a modification or termination of the payments is ordered by the court. In the event, however,...

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Should I File for Divorce before Bankruptcy?

When marital and money problems arise, filing for divorce and bankruptcy may be necessary to getting a fresh start. Given, however, that divorce and bankruptcy as individual cases can take some time to resolve, knowing which case to pursue first – based on your...

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How to Establish Paternity in Oregon: 4 Steps

When unmarried parents have a child and the biological father may be a point of dispute, establishing paternity can be important to resolving issues regarding custody and child support. In Oregon, here are the fundamental steps to establishing paternity for a...

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Approved Parenting Classes for Divorcing Parents in Oregon

Divorcing parents in Oregon may be required to attend a parenting class before their divorce can be finalized, depending on the county in which they are dissolving their marriage and, in some cases, whether the divorce is being contested. Below, we have listed the...

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