If you are going through a divorce, you need an experienced attorney on your side to ensure your rights are protected throughout all of the negotiations. Divorce is a situation that leaves clients vulnerable and can cause significant emotional and financial stress. That is why our lawyers are here to provide you with the legal guidance you need, as decisions such as custody, child support, and property divisions are made. We will educate you on Oregon’s divorce laws so that you understand your rights. With our help, you can rest assured that life will move forward post-divorce.
In the case of a divorce or separation, if the couple has children, custody will need to be determined. If the couple is not married, we are able to help establish paternity and parenting time. We understand that both parents will want to be there with the child as they grow up, and remain an important figure in the child’s life. We will inform you of your custody rights and will work to reach the best outcome for you and your child.
If you are adopting a child, let our attorneys assist you during this exciting time by providing you with legal guidance. There are many laws regarding the process of adopting children both from the United States and from another country. These laws can be overwhelming if you don’t have an experienced lawyer on your side. We will help you understand these laws and will guide you throughout the entire process, so that at the end of it you can enjoy your time with this happy addition your family.
In the case that a child needs a guardian or conservator, our attorneys can provide guidance during the process. Whether the guardian has been stated in a parent’s will, or a guardian needs to be determined, we provide legal support and ensure that the child is in the best possible hands. Additionally, we assist clients with guardianship for incapacitated adults as needed.
Even when parents divorce, children have the right to be raised using the parent’s combined income. That’s why the parent without custody is required to pay child support. We will help you reach a child support agreement that is fair and will allow the child to maintain their standard of living. If the parents aren’t married, we can order a paternity test to ensure the father is legally responsible for paying child support.
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