family law

Divorce and Social Security Retirement

Otherwise known as spousal benefits, your ex can file for Social Security retirement under your work history if they meet the requirements. However, this won’t impact you or your family’s benefits. To qualify, you and your ex must have been married for a minimum of 10 years. If your ex remarries, they will not be […]

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, […]

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 […]

Keeping Your Divorce Affordable

It’s no secret: divorces can be expensive – both financially and emotionally. It is difficult to predict the amount your divorce will cost you because circumstances are different for each family. Also often, one or both spouses are requesting that their spouse pay their attorney fees. Couples who choose to prolong their divorce may find […]

Mistakes That Could Cost You Big in a Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, it’s only common for there to be strong emotions involved in the process. That’s okay – we’re human after all. But when couples allow these emotions to take control, it could end up costing them big in their divorce. It’s always important to discuss actions you plan to make […]

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 […]

Keeping Your Divorce Affordable

It’s no secret: divorces can be expensive – both financially and emotionally. It is difficult to predict the amount your divorce will cost you because circumstances are different for each family. Also often, one or both spouses are requesting that their spouse pay their attorney fees. Couples who choose to prolong their divorce may find […]

Mistakes That Could Cost You Big in a Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, it’s only common for there to be strong emotions involved in the process. That’s okay – we’re human after all. But when couples allow these emotions to take control, it could end up costing them big in their divorce. It’s always important to discuss actions you plan to make […]