Category Archives: Top 10 List

Top 10 Tips on Redecorating Your Home After Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult process to go through. Remaining in the marital home after a divorce can be emotionally difficult and contribute to lingering hurt feelings. Focusing on the past won’t help, and it is psychologically important to reclaim … Continue reading

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8 Tips For Surviving A Divorce

Divorce is a legal process with enormous social and personal consequences.  As Portland, Oregon divorce lawyers, we are in the habit of giving legal advice, but in talking to and working with clients have seen some struggle and some thrive … Continue reading

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Guidelines For Parents After Divorce

How you act after divorce has a significant influence on the emotional adjustment of your children.  After 16 years of helping Oregon parents during and after divorce, I have seen divorced parents behave in ways  both helpful and harmful to … Continue reading

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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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Top 10 Ways To Get Along And Avoid An Enforcement Action

As a Portland, Oregon based family law firm we field a lot of questions about problems with parenting plans.  We hear questions about  parents not returning the children on time, about sharing transportation after a parent moves a short distance, and about whether the kids have to … Continue reading

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Top Ten List: Top 10 ways to do well in your divorce case

As a Portland, Oregon based family law firm we field a lot of questions from potential clients about how to “succeed” in a divorce case. One message that surprises many people is that there are seldom any clear winners in … Continue reading

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Top 10 list: Top 10 ways to keep your kids out of the middle of your divorce or custody case

In divorce and filiation cases involving custody of children, frequently the children suffer most. As divorce and family law lawyers, we have seen the good, bad, and the ugly of well meaning parents putting the kids in the middle of … 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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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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10 things to do if you are going to get divorced.

There is no substitute for planning, and planning for your divorce can make the process go smother, lower your lawyers fees, and help ensure you emerge on the other end of the case ready to move forward, and with the … Continue reading

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