Author Archives: Meg Clark-Kilcoyne

New Case Law – Support Enforcement Division Does Not Have Authority to Modify Child Support While an Appeal is Pending

On August 31, 2011, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided Division of Family Support Unit v. Sullivan. This case deals with a parent’s ability to modify child support through the Support Enforcement Division while the divorce judgment is being appealed.  … Continue reading

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New Case Law – Fear of Imminent Bodily Injury Does Not Require Overt Threats or Physical Violence

On September 8, 2011, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided Hubbell v. Sanders. In this case, the victim was granted a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend due to his threatening behavior and stalking, including sending threatening text messages, lurking near … Continue reading

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New Case Law – Agreement Not To Modify Child Support Does Not Violate Law or Public Policy

On October 26, 2011, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided Matar and Harake. In this case, the parties signed a stipulated general judgment which awarded child support to Mother.  The judgment included a provision preventing either party from modifying child … Continue reading

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