As a Portland divorce attorney that enjoys several of the Portland holiday traditions each year such as visiting Peacock Lane with the kids, or watching the local holiday tree lighting, our office began thinking about how our clients might be experiencing the change of traditions in their family … Read More
Moving Between Oregon and Washington During or For a Divorce or Custody Case
Sometimes a situation arises with parents in the Portland metro area where they are trying to decide where to live, between the Vancouver area or the greater Portland area. If you are anticipating a custody fight with your spouse, the choice of where to live can have a significant impact on the … Read More
Understanding Custody in Washington
The State of Washington treats the term "custody" differently than many states. While many states put the focus in a parenting dispute on the determination of "legal custody", Washington puts the focus on "primary residential placement". In fact, what many states refer to as "custody", … Read More
Raising grandkids in Oregon: What are your legal custody rights?
More grandparents across the country are raising grandkids. The reasons are varied. Economic circumstances to metal illness could affect a child's parenting ability. Often the grandparent does not have formal custodial rights. Grandparent rights in these "grandfamilies" may allow for custody or … Read More