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Divorce: Is an Attorney Required?

Many people will search for questions like “do I need an attorney for divorce?” when it comes to ending a marriage. In Oregon and throughout the USA, an attorney is not required for couples to get divorced but there are many advantages to having one...

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Estate Planning & Divorce: Why You Should Update a Will

Following a stressful divorce, the very last thing most people want to deal with is making changes to their Will or estate plan. In fact, many people forget that they need to make changes at all. It’s important to understand that even though your divorce...

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Dating & Divorce: When It May Become a Problem

Not everyone requires the same recovery time after a divorce. In fact, it’s not uncommon for individuals divorcing to begin dating before the separation or divorce has even been finalized. However, it may not be a good idea, There is nothing in Oregon family law...

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Remarrying After Divorce: How Soon Is Too Soon?

In Oregon, couples can marry the day after the divorce is finalized. However, you may want to consider taking things slow. Remarrying immediately after divorce is not always the best decision but ultimately it is up to you. You may want to consider preparing a...

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Remarrying After Divorce: How Soon Is Too Soon?

In Oregon, couples can marry the day after the divorce is finalized. However, you may want to consider taking things slow. Remarrying immediately after divorce is not always the best decision but ultimately it is up to you. You may want to consider preparing a...

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How to Ask and Prepare a Prenuptial Agreement

It’s no secret: prenuptial agreements have long been a subject of taboo around the world. Most people believe a prenuptial agreement means one spouse is not entitled to the assets of another in the case of divorce or death. While this may be true in...

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The Steps to Divorce in Oregon: How Long Can It Take?

In Oregon, a divorce starts with a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. In the petition, you’ll list out your specific requests like alimony, child support, and other assets. The first person to file the petition and initial documents is known as the “petitioner”. The other...

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Keeping Your Divorce Affordable

It’s no secret: divorces can be expensive – both financially and emotionally. It is difficult to predict the amount your divorce will cost you because circumstances are different for each family. Also often, one or both spouses are requesting that their spouse pay their attorney...

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