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Family Law & Divorce Attorneys serving Portland Oregon & Southwest Washington

Portland Oregon Divorce & Family Law Attorneys

Just as every family is unique, we know that no two family law cases can be the same.

No matter what the circumstances of your issue, we at Gearing Rackner & McGrath are dedicated to finding effective, efficient and expert legal solutions tailored just to you. We have the local knowledge and resources to support you through what is often a difficult, emotionally charged situation. Our Portland divorce lawyers are committed to personalized — and compassionate — service which is what guides our every action. We are eager to protect your rights and help you move forward.

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The Portland divorce and family law attorneys at GRM provide a full range of legal services for divorce, separation, and annulment in all shapes and sizes. These cases commonly include issues such as custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support (alimony), and the division of debts and assets. Where necessary, our attorneys work with our wide network of outside experts to investigate the facts and advocate for the desired result.

Unmarried Couples

Our Portland Oregon divorce lawyers offer support to unmarried individuals who require assistance with custody, parenting time, child support or the division of joint debts and assets. These cases commonly include issues relating to registered or unregistered domestic partnerships, cohabitation agreements, and paternity.

Our practice covers all areas of family law, however niche or complex. This includes restraining orders, stalking orders, grandparent or step-parent custody cases, jurisdiction disputes, prenuptial and cohabitation agreements, domestic partnership agreements, paternity, and more.

Modifications & Other Post-Judgment Issues

GRM's family law attorneys are experienced in all avenues of repairing or modifying family law judgments that have already been entered. These cases commonly include appeals, modifications of custody or support, relocation issues, contempt and enforcement.

Why Hire Gearing Rackner & McGrath

You will never be just another client with a Gearing Rackner & McGrath attorney.

What sets our firm apart from the other divorce lawyers and family law firms in Portland and through Oregon is the personalized service we provide. When something as precious as your family is involved, you only want the most experienced professionals on your side.


Gearing Rackner & McGrath is one of the most respected family law firms in Oregon and Washington.


From start to finish, we will handle every aspect of your case, making sure you are taken care of every step of the way.


Our divorce attorneys are trustworthy, understanding and sensitive to your needs. We practice family law with you in mind.


Get peace of mind with a personalized legal strategy for your divorce or family law case.

Who We Are

A Full-Service Divorce and Family Law Firm

Gearing Rackner & McGrath serves families in Portland, Oregon statewide and Southwest Washington with locations in downtown Portland and Astoria.

Learn more about the divorce process

If you are facing a divorce in Oregon, you may have questions about what is involved and how long the process will take. This handy infographic fact sheet will help answer those questions.


Divorce and Separation

Our divorce lawyers understand how difficult it is to end a marriage or relationship. Our foremost goal is to make this stressful process easier for you. We handle every step of the divorce process, no matter how complicated it gets. Both Washington and Oregon are no-fault divorce states, so one spouse may not refuse the request for divorce but may contest the specifics of it. They may disagree with the distribution of assets, custody, spousal and child support and anything else involved.

Gearing Rackner & McGrath also has a collaborative divorce practice that is ready to settle uncontested divorces out of court. This process can help divorcing couples resolve things in their own time and words.

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Representation You Can Trust

The firm’s five partners have over 100 years of combined experience in family law and have resolved thousands of cases through trial, mediation, direct negotiation and collaborative law. Our attorneys are well known within the courts, respected by their peers and distinguished often by professional organizations that recognize the most exceptional lawyers in the industry.

The Gearing Rackner & McGrath team includes nine divorce and family law attorneys, legal assistants, paralegals and administrative staff who are all committed to providing exemplary service. We are ready to work together for the best possible outcomes for our clients.