Gray Divorce

Gray Divorce is a term increasingly used for divorces involving couples in long term marriages or couples that are near or past retirement age at the time of their divorce. Just as with other divorcing couples, the reasons that older couples and couples in long term marriages divorce vary. Disagreements about managing finances, infidelity, factors…

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Same Sex Divorce

Same sex marriages have been legally recognized in Oregon since May 2014. Many same sex couples that eventually married in Oregon had been married or otherwise legally solemnized their relationship in another state or country or went through relationship commitment ceremonies before they could be legally married in Oregon. In some cases, the court may…

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Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support?

Alternatively known as “alimony” or “spousal maintenance,” spousal support is often one of the biggest concerns people have when going through the divorce process. The court may attempt spousal support to limit the economic impact of the divorce by awarding temporary support to the lower wage earner for a period of time while he or…

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How to Prepare for Your Consultation

If you’re considering divorce, you should take steps to educate yourself about the process and your rights as a spouse and/or parent. Consider the qualities you should look for in an attorney. Once you’ve made the appointment, there are things you can do to prepare in order to make the meeting as productive as possible:…

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3 Tips for Co-Parenting Through the Holidays

Let’s face it, co-Parenting can be challenging throughout the year, but the expectations of the holiday season can sometimes amplify these difficulties for separating or divorcing parents, and add an entirely new and stressful weight of expectation to these traditional celebrations. The holidays are marketed as a time for the celebration of the family –…

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