Yearly Archives: 2007

Baby you can drive my car, or: how would an Oregon family law court handle the McCartney-Mills split? (Part II)

How much spousal support would Heather Mills be entitled to if she divorced Sir Paul in Oregon? That’s not as easy a question to answer as child support might be (there is a formula specifically set up for child support, … Continue reading

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Baby you can drive my car, or: how would an Oregon family law court handle the McCartney-Mills split?

The Paul McCartney/Heather Mills divorce action is all over the tabloids (and some of us at the Oregon Divorce Blog just love our celebrity gossip). It’s no wonder, though – Sir Paul’s fortune is in the hundreds of millions, and … Continue reading

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Divorce Myths: Is my future spouse’s bad credit contagious?

Short answer: No, but you need to plan. A common “divorce myth” we hear in our practice is a client’s concern that his or her spouse’s bad credit will affect their credit on marriage. The reality is that your credit … Continue reading

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Divorce Myths: The court can protect my credit after divorce.

A common myth we come across in our practice is that the court has the power to protect a client’s credit if the ex spouse doesn’t pay an obligation they were ordered to pay under a divorce decree. while everyone’s … Continue reading

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Coordinating Parenting Time After Judgment

No matter how comprehensive a parenting time agreement is — and attorneys do try to make them as specific as possible — even after the custody or dissolution judgment is in effect, there are almost always conflicts about parenting time … Continue reading

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Breaking Out

This Real Simple article fits in the category of “while we’d like your business, we sincerely hope you never need to call us.”  (But if you need to, our phone number is over there on the right.) Essentially, the article … Continue reading

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(Un)Common Divorce Myth: Court-Appointed Counsel

I had no idea people thought they were entitled to court-appointed counsel in anything other than criminal cases until I spoke with a friend who is a domestic relations clerk. He jokes that he must have a room in the … Continue reading

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New Case Law: Custody and Adolescent Angst

On October 17, 2007, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided an interesting child custody modification issue in Connelly and Connelly, ____ Or App ____ (2007). When a custodial parent faces adolescent behavior problems, can he or she lose custody of … Continue reading

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New Resource for Divorcing Women

Check out the Modern Woman’s Divorce Guide for wonderful interviews with attorneys, articles, and resources!

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News: Britney loses temporary custody of children

We here at the Oregon Divorce Blog confess that we occasionally — OK, sometimes — follow the antics of celebrity disaster Britney Spears. It was our luck today, though, that Britney’s woes provided a window into the world of child … Continue reading

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