April 2, 2024

Access to Justice, Child Support, Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Parenting Time, Protection Orders

Smooth communication between parties is often vital to successful resolutions in family law matters, especially when dealing with children. Here’s a guide with practical strategies to help you communicate:1. When children are involved:Child-centered approach: When children are involved, communication should center on their well-being. For instance, when discussing parenting time arrangements or changes, focus on

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March 12, 2024

Access to Justice, Child Support, Custody, Family Law, Parenting Time

In Oregon, laws concerning custody and parenting time treat unmarried parents the same way as married parents. ORS 109.103. However, unmarried parents must first follow specific steps to establish a father’s legal rights and responsibilities. This blog post explores pathways for unmarried parents in Oregon to establish parentage, make custody decisions, and arrange child support.Establishing

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February 7, 2024

Access to Justice, Child Support, Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Modification, Parenting Time, Spousal Support

Preparing for Tax SeasonTax season can be overwhelming, especially when you’re dealing with family law issues. Whether you’re going through a divorce, sorting out custody, or managing support payments, understanding how taxes fit into the big picture is important. In this blog post, we’ll break down essential considerations to help you handle tax season and

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January 30, 2024

Access to Justice, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Modification, Parenting Time

With the end of the end of the holiday season comes a well-documented trend known among legal practitioners as “Divorce Day.” The first working Monday in January, “Divorce Day” is generally understood to be a time that courts and law firms around the country experience an influx of divorce-related inquiries and filings. Click here for

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January 23, 2024

Access to Justice, Oregon, Tenant Law

Navigating Winter Storms as a TenantHeating and plumbing issues during a severe winter can be challenging as a tenant. Fortunately, Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 90.320, 90.360, 90.125 and chapter 86 of Oregon Laws 2022 outline rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords. In this blog post, we’ll explore key sections of these statutes.Understanding Tenant Rights

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