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Is It Possible to Stop an Ex from Moving Away with Your Child?

In Oregon, most parenting plans have a restriction on changing the child’s residence. Typically, the restriction recites Oregon law, which is that neither party may move their residence more than sixty miles further distance from the other parenting without giving the other parent reasonable notice...

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Divorce and Social Security Retirement

Otherwise known as spousal benefits, your ex can file for Social Security retirement under your work history if they meet the requirements. However, this won’t impact you or your family’s benefits. To qualify, you and your ex must have been married for a minimum of...

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Changing Your Mind During Divorce: Can It Be Reversed?

If you’ve filed a petition for divorce or dissolution of marriage and are having a change of heart, it’s not too late to stop it. Typically, the person who filed the petition can go to the county clerk’s office to obtain the paperwork needed to...

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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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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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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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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....

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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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