It’s hard to know where to start when you’re dealing with a draining family conflict. Below you can find useful articles and videos on subjects such as choosing the right lawyer, how to address substance abuse issues in a custody case, lowering your divorce costs and more.

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Divorce

How Online Activity Can Impact Divorce Proceedings

Online activity is like a footprint that tells where the users have been on the internet. It logs the websites that were visited and the actions performed on the website. Depending on the nature of the online activity, the impact on the divorce proceedings can be positive or negative. Nearly five billion people worldwide actively use the internet. Online activity

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How To Avoid Costly Financial Mistakes In A Divorce

Divorce is a civil lawsuit that terminates a marriage. Like other lawsuits, a divorce can be time-consuming, complex, and costly. However, spouses can prepare for the divorce process in a manner that avoid costly financial mistakes. Each spouse must be upfront, forthcoming, and honest about the facts, issues, and property concerning the divorce. Withholding or actively concealing information and property

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Student Loans and Divorce

Student loans are a form of financial aid that people use to pay for post-secondary education. They may come from federal programs, state programs, or private companies. Individuals who receive student loan must pay back the loans once they are no longer in school. Student loans accrue interest on a period time as state in the loan contract. Some student

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Common Documents in Divorce

A divorce is legal action between spouse to terminate a marriage. Even when a married couple mutually agree on divorcing and reach agreements on issues such as property distribution, spousal support, child support, child custody, and parenting time, they must go through the court system legally end the marriage. In an Oregon divorce case, there are several documents the law

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How To Prepare For A Divorce Consultation With An Attorney

Millions of couple marry every year. As couples begin their marital lives together, they do not anticipate that one day they may divorce. However, approximately 800,000 spouses divorce each year. Every divorce is different. Spouses handle the divorce in their own ways. The outcome a divorce varies on the issues of the divorce, the property involved, the children involved, and

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Divorce While Pregnant

Couples marry with the notion that their marriage will last for the rest of their lives. However, for thousands of spouses in Oregon, that is not the outcome. The decision to divorce, may come as a surprise to one or both spouses. A divorce can occur at any time during the marriage, even while the wife is pregnant. Going through

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What To Do After A Divorce Is Finalized?

A dissolution of marriage, also known as divorce, legally ends a marriage. During the divorce process, the spouses and court settle issues such as property distribution, spousal support, child support, and child custody. If the spouses come to agreement on the divorces issues, the court reviews the agreement for its approval. When spouses cannot agree, the court makes the legal

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How To Prepare For Divorce

Couples get married with the goal of a lifetime commitment. They believe that their marriage will last forever. Although some couples sign prenuptial agreements to outline the terms of a possible divorce, they still do not have an expectation of a dissolution of their marriage. However, divorce is sometimes unavoidable. When one or both spouses decide to end their marriage,

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Divorce and Insurance Issues

Couples do not get married with expectation of getting a divorce. They enter the union and commitment with all the intentions of remaining married for the rest of their lives. However, in Oregon, thousands of spouses each year go through a divorce. During a marriage, couple accumulate property together, share finances and debts, and purchase different types of insurance, including:

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Child Custody

Who Is Responsible For Medical Expenses During A Divorce? 

In Portland, Oregon, nearly 14,000 divorces occur each year. When parents go through a divorce, they both have rights and responsibilities regarding the care, custody, and control of their child or children. Under state law, each parent is fully entitled to have custody of their children. During the divorce proceedings, the court has to decide the custodial arrangement pertaining to

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