There are a lot of opinions about what makes a great divorce attorney. As you can imagine, there are a lot of different variables that go into a divorce. Divorce and custody cases are a dynamic, complex field of law mixing finances, care of children, and emotional harm. Sometimes … Read More
Planning for Your Divorce: A Checklist
Divorces are beyond overwhelming for most people. It can be helpful to take overwhelming tasks and break them down into a smaller, more manageable list. Here, I'd like to take a moment to give you a brief checklist of what you need to be thinking of when you are planning for your divorce case. … Read More
The Top 5 Reasons to Hire an Oregon Divorce Attorney for Your Uncontested Divorce
Many people, who have reached an agreement with their significant other to avoid court, also want to avoid hiring attorneys. These people can file for an uncontested divorce and may think it will be simple enough to do their own paperwork. This is often a mistake. Even if you and your spouse have … Read More
Why do Mothers Always Seem to Win Custody Cases in Oregon?
Why do Mothers Always Seem to Win Custody in Oregon? I hear this question a lot as a family law attorney here in Oregon. I think there are quite a few answers to this question. The first one is, that I think this type of thinking is still a remnant of days past. It used to be, decades ago, that … Read More
Guide to Oregon and Washington Divorce Part IV: Getting a Divorce
This is the fourth part of the Oregon and Washington guidebook to divorce a series meant to help guide those who are just starting the process of getting a divorce within the Oregon or Washington areas. It may be helpful to read the first few posts in the series: Part 1: The Divorce Process: A … Read More
Guidebook to Divorce Part 3: Who do I Hire to Do My Divorce?
Divorce Lawyer, Mediator, or Do it Yourself: The Guide to Who to Hire to do Your Divorce If you've decided you are going to go through with a divorce and need to know what to do next, hopefully this article can help point you in the right direction. There are really two decisions that you need to … Read More
Portland Family Law Attorney Tells You: Top 5 Secrets For Keeping Your Divorce Peaceful
Most people who are going through a divorce want to just get it over with as painlessly as possible. Very few people want the fighting and hostility that come from a bitter divorce. Unfortunately though, divorces are one of the most stressful, hostile situations you will probably ever encounter … Read More