Category Archives: Out of State

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 Myths: Why isn’t my lawyer being a jerk to the other lawyer?

One “Divorce Myth” we come across is that some clients expect you to be a jerk to the other lawyer. The myth is that such behavior is beneficial to the client and part of being an advocate. The reality is … 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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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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Divorce Tech: Online parenting class

In our last post we talked about the requirements for talking the local parenting class in Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington county. As a divorce lawyer in Portland, Oregon, I frequently consult with parties living outside of Oregon or the United … Continue reading

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Top 10 list: Top 10 questions to ask a divorce lawyer in the first consultation.

If you are contemplating divorce, you should consult with an experienced family law attorney. Once you set up a consultation, be prepared for the first meeting, and have a list of questions to ask the lawyer. The following questions should … Continue reading

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News: How not to pay child support

The Oregonian reports that a Washington man has been accused of running an Internet prostitution ring in order to make payments on his child support — for his eight children (by seven women). The man allegedly advertised on Craigslist. While … Continue reading

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Out of State: Can Oregon hear my custody case?

Going through a custody dispute is never easy, and becomes even harder when the parties and children live in different states. Should you file here? Should you file where the other parent lives? What if the other parent files a … Continue reading

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