Tag Archives: Property Division

Divorce Property Division 101

As Portland, Oregon based divorce and family law lawyers, we get a lot of questions from Oregonians about what happens to property at the time of divorce.  There is a lot of misinformation about what the court does and can … Continue reading

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Can I renegotiate my divorce property settlement?

We consult with many people with Oregon divorce and family law cases.  One of the most painful questions to hear is when someone who settled the property part of a divorce asks about renegotiating the property distribution.  The question is … 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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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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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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Here come the brides: the Oregon Family Fairness Act

With the Oregon Family Fairness Act (OFFA) now in effect, registered domestic partners now have some of the same rights as a married couple, at least in Oregon and any other state which chooses to recognize these partnerships.* This post … Continue reading

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New Case Law: Property division, inherited property, and a clear trial court record.

On February 13, 2008, the Oregon Court of Appeals decided an interesting real property and equalizing judgment issue in Olson and Olson, ____ Or App _____ (2008). As a Portland, Oregon-based divorce attorney (Based in Oregon’s most populous county, Multnomah … Continue reading

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