Tag Archives: Appeal

New Case Law – Definition of Abuse in a Restraining Order Case

The Oregon Court of Appeals in Martinez and Martinez released an opinion on March 10, 2010 relating to the definition of abuse in a restraining order case.  One of the prima facie elements necessary to obtain a restraining order (FAPA … Continue reading

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New Case Law – an Oregon divorce lawyer’s take on why NOT to harass your spouse post separation (and a few other issues)

On March 4, 2009, the Oregon Court of Appeals published an opinion in Boyd and Boyd.  In the Boyd case, wife appealed from a divorce judgment, claiming the trial court erred in dividing the marital property, awarding husband attorney fees, and … Continue reading

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New Case Law: Attorney Fees – Arbitration vs. Appeal

As a Portland Oregon divorce lawyer, it is important to keep up to date on Oregon Court of Appeals and Oregon Supreme Court opinions. As a service of The Oregon Divorce Blog, we will be providing updates as new opinions … Continue reading

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New Case Law: Two new Oregon spousal support cases.

As an Oregon divorce lawyer, I am always interested in what the appellate court says regarding spousal support. The Oregon Court of Appeals published two spousal support decisions on February 6, 2008. Both decisions provide some guidance to husbands and … Continue reading

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