April 16, 2020

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

When people think of hiring an attorney, they are usually thinking of hiring an attorney for “full scope representation.” Full scope representation means that the attorney represents the client throughout the entire case, filing all pleadings, speaking with the other party’s attorney, and going to trial. Getting help from an attorney is expensive, even at

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April 16, 2020

Custody Modification, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Oregon, Parenting Time, Service Provided

When you schedule a consultation for a family law matter, you probably have a lot of questions to ask the lawyer. What you might not expect is that the lawyer will have a lot of questions to ask you as well. If you are scheduling a consultation at The Commons, we will also ask you

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April 11, 2020

Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Oregon, Spousal Support

Unemployment rates in Oregon have already increased by more than 3,000% as the economy reels from the effects of COVID-19. As more people face cuts in their work schedules and the threat of unemployment lingers, people may struggle to make spousal support and child support payments. If you are having trouble meeting your support obligations

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April 10, 2020

Access to Justice, Custody Modification, Divorce & Separation, Family Law, Oregon, Parenting Time, Service Provided

We will update this post as more information becomes available. UPDATE – AUGUST 18, 2020 Clackamas and Washington counties have both instituted policies to facilitate e-filing exhibits. Exhibits in Washington County may be filed as ‘confidential.’ Exhibits must be e-filed prior to the hearing in both counties. UPDATE – MAY 16, 2020 The Chief Justice

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March 31, 2020

Family Law, Oregon, Protection Orders

Even though Oregon courts have reduced operations, you can still seek a restraining order if you have been or fear you might become a victim of domestic violence. This article tells you how.

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