Category Archives: International

Top 5 Things to Look For In an Oregon Divorce Lawyer If You Live Out Of State

We’ve seen an increase in the number of clients needing divorce help who are working out of Oregon or out of country.  If your spouse has lived in Oregon for 6 months, Oregon has jurisdiction over your marital status, even … Continue reading

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Runaway Wives and Dowry Harassment

The Indian court system does not properly recognize divorces issued in the United States.  A divorced wife can flee on her own, or even worse with the parties’ children to India.  Once there, she can file dowry harassment charges against … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction With Property Distribution in the Current Economy

The New York Times published an article regarding a top London divorce attorney named Raymondy Tooth. The article describes how Mr. Tooth makes a living representing the wives of wealthy British men. The article describes a case in which Mr. … Continue reading

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Divorce Tech: Web cams and long distance parenting

If you move after a divorce or custody case, how can you preserve your relationship with your children? We live in a mobile society. After a divorce case, sometimes parents move across town, to another town, or out of state. … Continue reading

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News: how NOT to divide your property after trial.

Divorce usually involves a division of property. ORS  107.107(1)(f) describes what kind of property can be divided by the court. The question of how property should be divided is tricky. Do you swap an asset of roughly equal value for … Continue reading

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Divorce Myths: I can move to Oregon and file for divorce immediately.

A surprisingly common “divorce myth” we hear in our practice is the belief that you can file for divorce immediately on moving to Oregon (or any state.) Oregon, like most states, has a residency requirement you must meet before you … Continue reading

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News: Divorce Rates Skyrocket in India

The International Herald Tribute runs this story about increasing divorce rates in India, a place where arranged marriages are customary and, historically, long-lasting. The reasons for the increase? Women’s financial independence, weakening of taboos, laws permitting divorce, and Western-style expectations … Continue reading

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News: Divorce rate up in China.

China View reports today that China’s civil affair department registered an increase in marriages and divorces in 2007. Approximately 1.4 million couples divorced last year, a year on year increase of 18.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs. … Continue reading

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Out of state: Oregon cases: Introduction

We’re often asked questions about out of state or international matters, where one party lives in another state or country, but they’re involved in a family law matter in Oregon. Or sometimes, people move to Oregon and immediately want to … Continue reading

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