divorce

Falling Behind on Child Support

I once met an individual who was having child support garnished from his paycheck. When he showed me his paystub, his gross earnings couldn’t even pay his rent. Unfortunately, his hours were cut back and he wasn’t earning the same wage as he was at the time the child support was calculated. If you’re past-due […]

When it Comes to the Divorce, Who Gets Fido?

In almost all states, dogs are considered personal property, like a car, even though you may see them as family. Deciding who gets to keep the dog in the divorce may be hostile and painful, but it is still preferable to reach a decision with your spouse is possible. Usually, the decision works like this: […]

Divorce: Is an Attorney Required?

Many people will search for questions like “do I need an attorney for divorce?” when it comes to ending a marriage. In Oregon and throughout the USA, an attorney is not required for couples to get divorced but there are many advantages to having one and it may be a good idea. With every divorce, […]

Estate Planning & Divorce: Why You Should Update a Will

Following a stressful divorce, the very last thing most people want to deal with is making changes to their Will or estate plan. In fact, many people forget that they need to make changes at all. It’s important to understand that even though your divorce has been finalized and you’re no longer married to your […]

Dating & Divorce: When It May Become a Problem

Not everyone requires the same recovery time after a divorce. In fact, it’s not uncommon for individuals divorcing to begin dating before the separation or divorce has even been finalized. However, it may not be a good idea, There is nothing in Oregon family law that makes it unlawful for you to date during your […]

Remarrying After Divorce: How Soon Is Too Soon?

In Oregon, couples can marry the day after the divorce is finalized. However, you may want to consider taking things slow. Remarrying immediately after divorce is not always the best decision but ultimately it is up to you. You may want to consider preparing a prenuptial agreement before tying the knot. If you worked with […]

How to Ask and Prepare a Prenuptial Agreement

It’s no secret: prenuptial agreements have long been a subject of taboo around the world. Most people believe a prenuptial agreement means one spouse is not entitled to the assets of another in the case of divorce or death. While this may be true in some cases, it is not the primary purpose of this […]

Alimony 101: Find Out If You Qualify for Financial Support

Alimony, also known as spousal support, is a payment made from one spouse to another during and/or after a divorce. You are not required to have a spousal support attorney to submit the petition for alimony, but having one on your side may increase your chances of success. In Oregon, alimony falls under three categories: […]

Remarrying After Divorce: How Soon Is Too Soon?

In Oregon, couples can marry the day after the divorce is finalized. However, you may want to consider taking things slow. Remarrying immediately after divorce is not always the best decision but ultimately it is up to you. You may want to consider preparing a prenuptial agreement before tying the knot. If you worked with […]

How to Ask and Prepare a Prenuptial Agreement

It’s no secret: prenuptial agreements have long been a subject of taboo around the world. Most people believe a prenuptial agreement means one spouse is not entitled to the assets of another in the case of divorce or death. While this may be true in some cases, it is not the primary purpose of this […]