Category Archives: Child Support

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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The perfect client

What a lawyer thinks of as a “perfect client” in the domestic relations sense is a client who helps the process of the dissolution, custody, or support matter along. We know how hard this process is to be going through, … Continue reading

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Filing costs for dissolution, custody, and other family law matters

Everyone wants to know how much their family law matter is going to cost. Your legal fees — well, that’s a matter between you and your attorney. Do you need a custody evaluation ? That requires a professional, and will … Continue reading

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How is Child Support Calculated?

One of the first things a prospective client in a case involving child custody wants to know is “how much child support will I get?” (The real answer is “what the judge orders,” but clients understandably aren’t fond of that … Continue reading

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New Case Law: Honesty is the best policy

In Oregon, when going through any sort of support proceeding (child or spousal), the parties are required to complete what’s known as the USA, short for Uniform Support Affidavit. Completing this can be about as much fun as doing your … Continue reading

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Do I need a lawyer for my divorce?

I’m asked all the time: “Do I need a lawyer for my divorce case?” There’s no simple answer to this question. Oregon doesn’t have a law that forces you to hire a lawyer in a divorce case. You can get … Continue reading

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