Yearly Archives: 2012

Dan Margolin’s Oral Argument At Oregon Supreme Court On Non-Modifiable Child Support

Oregon Supreme Court family law cases are few and far between. Props to our lawyer Dan Margolin for having  review granted on a case of first impression. The attached video is Dan’s oral argument at the Oregon Supreme Court on … Continue reading

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Dan Margolin quoted in the Portland Tribune regarding Oregon divorce residency requirements.

Dan Margolin, Partner at Stephens & Margolin LLP was quoted on August 15th 2012 in the Portland Tribune article titled “You know you’re an Oregonian when..”  regarding Oregon’s divorce residency requirement.

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Should you monitor your spouse’s email during a divorce?

The short answer is “”NO!”As a divorce lawyer based in Portland, Oregon, I hear this question all too frequently. It  is always a bad idea during a divorce case. The other related situation situation is where a  potential client arrives … Continue reading

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About Stephens & Margolin LLP, who we are, and what we do!

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Daniel S. Margolin of Stephens & Margolin LLP selected by Superlawyers magazine as a rising star.

We are pleased to announce that Daniel S. Margolin, partner at Stephens & Margolin LLP has been selected by Superlawyers Magazine as a rising star. Congratulations to Dan for his exceptional divorce help for Oregonians! A link to the magazine … Continue reading

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Dundee Murder-Suicide And Emergency Custody Order

Local and national news is abuzz with the tragic story of the Engels family, a murder-suicide that occurred in Dundee, OR on July 4, 2012. The news stories discuss that Amy Engels had filed for divorce on May 29th, 2012 and sought … Continue reading

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The Gray Divorce Revolution

Divorce rates for 50 plus adults are surging. I noticed from 17 years working as a family law attorney an increase in divorce for those over the age of 50.  I decided to do some research myself and was surprised … Continue reading

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Supreme Court allows review

The Oregon Supreme Court recently accepted review of my client’s appeal.  The case deals with whether not parents can contract in order to make child support non-modifiable.  The result of the appeal will have long ranging implications for both parents … Continue reading

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New Case Law – Determination of Just and Equitable Spousal Support Award is within the Trial Court’s Discretion

On May 16, 2012, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided Berg and Berg. In this case, the wife appealed the amount and duration of the trial court’s award of spousal support. The Court of Appeals stated that it would not … Continue reading

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New Case Law – Just and Equitable Division of Shares in Business

On May 16, 2012, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided Gay and Gay. This case involved the division of shares in a closely held corporation as part of a general judgment of dissolution. The husband and wife were minority shareholders … Continue reading

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