Third-party Parent/child Relationships

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How Oregon Laws Support Non-Traditional Family Structures

The Non-Nuclear Family In the 21st century, it’s become obvious that the supposedly “traditional” nuclear family may not be as typical as we thought. We’ve moved past the time where it’s expected that everyone will have a heterosexual marriage, have biological children, and live separately from the rest of their family and friends. Non-traditional families …

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Do Grandparents Have A Right To Visitation?

The Rights and Obligations of Oregon Grandparents A deep bond exists between many grandparents and their grandchildren. Grandparents offer comfort, support, and care for their grandchildren, and they can even be an integral part of a family’s day-to-day dynamics. However, divorce can shake this up. When parents divorce, child custody will be determined, and grandparents …

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Same-sex custody battles are tough, but you can get help

With a same-sex divorce, child custody can start to be complex. A lot depends on your exact relationship to your child — and the child’s relationships with other people. Is your child biologically related to you, your spouse or neither of you? If the child is biologically related to your spouse, is there another biological …

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