Divorce is the termination of a legal marriage. Oregon law calls it dissolution of marriage. Spouses divorce every year in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the national divorce rate is 2.3 per 1,000 population. With the United States population of approximately 330 million people, the number of divorces is over 600,000 annually. Since
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When a couple gets married, each spouse brings what the possessions they own to the marriage. During the marriage, the couple may acquire and share additional real and personal property. Once one or both spouses decide to end the marriage, each is entitled to certain property, support, and, if children are involved, visitation. Marital Property and Separate Property In a