503-396-4996

Signs couples may be headed for divorce

There are many factors that can lead to an Oregon couple’s decision to divorce. People may simply grow apart over the years, or they may experience more dramatic events like infidelity, abuse or addiction. In any case, both parties may be happier after the end...

Starting to move forward after a divorce

People in Oregon going through a divorce may struggle with the emotional, practical and financial consequences of the end of a marriage. It can be difficult for people to get through the period immediately after a divorce, especially after a long-term relationship....

How to approach a divorce objectively

After many years of marriage, couples in Oregon and elsewhere may realize that they aren’t compatible with their spouses. While the divorce rate has fallen in recent years, this is not the case for those over the age of 55. For those who are 65 and older, the...

Most divorces are initiated by women

Divorces in Oregon and around the country are far more likely to be initiated by women than men according to several studies. After studying more than 300 married couples over a period of 16 years, researchers from the University of Michigan found that women initiate...

Advantages of prenuptial agreements

Some people in Oregon might think of a prenuptial agreement as something that is primarily for the very wealthy. While these may be the types of prenups that get the most attention in the news, couples with more modest incomes may also benefit from having one. One...