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Mistakes That Could Cost You Big in a Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce, it’s only common for there to be strong emotions involved in the process. That’s okay – we’re human after all. But when couples allow these emotions to take control, it could end up costing them big in their divorce....


Pets & Divorce: Who Gets to Keep Fido?

Pet custody disputes are on the rise. How do the courts decide who gets to keep the beloved pet after a divorce? Learn more about the factors involved in determining pet custody. Determining Pet Custody in a Divorce While the law unfortunately considers pets as...


Important Facts About Social Security & Divorce

If you’re worried about your retirement after a divorce, the good news is that you have options available to secure your financial situation. Learn more about the Social Security benefits offered to divorced spouses here. Divorce & Social Security: What You Need to Know Social...


Child Custody Violations: Parenting Time Enforcement Options

When a parent violates a court-ordered child custody agreement, they could face some serious consequences. Read more about more what happens when custody arrangements are ignored. When a Parent Violates Court-Ordered Child Custody Unfortunately, former spouses sometimes use their children to get back at each...

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When a Premarital Agreement Can Be Considered Invalid

A prenuptial agreement can be an incredibly useful option for couples looking to protect their individual financial status should a divorce come into play in the future. The negative stigma associated with prenups has long since passed as now they’re often looked at as a...

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Understanding the Different Types of Alimony

Alimony, also known as spousal maintenance or spousal support, is a form of payment made to the other person either during (temporary support) a divorce or for a period of time after a divorce. Under family law in Tigard, and elsewhere in Oregon there are...

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