Author Archives: Sean Stephens

About Sean Stephens

By Sean Stephens Google + Sean Stephens is divorce and family law lawyer, and a founding member of Stephens & Margolin LLP He was born in Eugene, Oregon and is a fourth generation Oregonian. Sean Stephens attended the University of Oregon, and graduated in with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in English Literature. His psychology studies emphasized early childhood development. You can find more about Sean Stephens at Stephens & Margolin LLP Follow him

Second Opinion Divorce Consultations

If you received a serious medical diagnosis and a recommendation for surgery, you’d likely seek a second opinion. You’d want it because a misdiagnosis with your health can have significant consequences.  If your mechanic recommends expensive car repairs, you’d likely want to … Continue reading

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Helping People During Divorce – Father and Daughter Reunited

I have previously blogged about my passion to help people through difficult divorce and custody cases.  I previously wrote about helping to reunite a father and his children, and helping get a fair property award and my client’s legal fees … Continue reading

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Parenting Class Update For Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington County, Oregon

Updated Parenting Class Requirements for Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington County, Oregon Continue reading






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Helping People During Divorce – Parenting Time Enforcement

I love helping people through difficult court cases. Saying this at a social gathering can be a conversation stopper, but it’s true. I previously blogged about my passion to help, and about helping one particular client through a very difficult … Continue reading

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When is my Oregon divorce final?

I have had many divorce clients ask when is the divorce final? People in divorce want closure and finality, and many expect the divorce to be final at trial, or when they sign the judgment of dissolution of marriage, or … Continue reading

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Helping People During Divorce

I love my work as a divorce and custody lawyer. I get funny looks saying this sometimes, but it’s true. The reason I chose this challenging work is a basic desire to help people. One of the biggest satisfactions I … Continue reading

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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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