Category Archives: Divorce

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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Stephens & Margolin LLP moving to new offices located at 1000 SW Broadway building August 4, 2014!

We’re Moving! As of August 4th, 2014, Stephens & Margolin LLP will be open for business at 1000 SW Broadway Suite 1250, Portland, OR 97204. The staff of the 1000 Broadway Building went out of the way to make us … 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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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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