Category Archives: Settlement

Collaborative Divorce

Having a trial is a way, but not the only way to resolve your case. There are many tools available for resolving your case other than a trial. Good family law lawyers are problem solvers, and the good ones recommend … Continue reading

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Divorce Myths: Everything must go before we are divorced!

A surprisingly common “divorce myth” we hear in our practice is that division of property must happen before the couple is divorced. There is no such rule! The court’s power to divide property after a divorce is defined in ORS … Continue reading

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Top 10 list: Top 10 things to NOT do during your divorce.

Divorce is not easy. There are many pitfalls and traps awaiting parties that have not educated themselves about the process. People often make bad decisions under stress, or without the guidance of an experienced lawyer. Don’t be one of them. … Continue reading

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The easy divorce – the “Settlement Package.”

Divorce can be a long, emotionally difficult and challenging process. It can also be relatively easy if you have a complete understanding of your finances, have a semi-cooperative spouse, and are willing to invest some money and effort early on. … Continue reading

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