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Home for the Holidays?

Dividing Parenting Time During the Holiday Season The holidays are often portrayed as a time of togetherness when families should gather and enjoy each other’s company. When a family includes divorced parents, this isn’t easy to achieve. Instead, the best course of action often involves the children splitting time and holidays between each parent. The …

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Oregon Is Giving Residents Free Copies of Legal Records: Here’s Why It Matters

Wildfires have hit Oregon incredibly hard in recent months. Places that have never before been at risk of severe wildfire damage have been destroyed. Thousands of people have had to evacuate with little to no notice, and as a result, many have lost everything. One critical set of possessions many have lost are their legal …

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Are parenting issues causing continual fights after divorce?

Arguing with a spouse or otherwise not seeing eye-to-eye may have contributed to your divorce. Of course, distancing yourself from your former spouse does not always prevent arguments even now because you have children together and are trying to co-parent. Though co-parenting is commonly considered the best arrangement for Oregon children and those elsewhere because …

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The challenges of co-parenting after a divorce

When a divorce involves two individuals who do not have children, it is possible for the ex-spouses to completely separate from one another and never have interactions again. However, when children are involved, the situation can be challenging. Parents in Oregon who are going through a divorce may have the option of sole custody parenting, …

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Retirement and how division of marital property will affect you

Once you make the choice to file for divorce, you may then wonder how that decision will affect you as you move forward. Not only will you have to divide your marital property, you will also have to consider how this process will impact your retirement plans. Whether you are fast approaching your planned retirement …

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IRS to Return Some COVID-19 Stimulus Funds Seized for Child Support

The coronavirus pandemic has caused significant financial difficulties for most of the country. While the stimulus checks approved by the HEROES Act were intended to help relieve some of this stress, not everyone received the check. For example, people whose wages were subject to garnishment may have never seen their stimulus checks in the first …

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Oregon Child Custody: Including Your Child in Custody Decisions

Your children are the most important things in the world to you. It’s completely natural to want to spend as much time with them in your life as possible. However, if you and your child’s other parent are not living together, then you may not be able to make that happen as much as you …

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Strategies for fathers involved in child custody battles

Fathers in Oregon might assume that family courts will favor mothers in child custody decisions. However, the legal system can serve the needs of moms and dads in this situation. The process requires fathers to come to terms with their emotions so that they can focus on defending their parental rights. Child custody disputes can …

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