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March 2014 Archives

Child custody agreements could prevent overnight guests in Oregon

After divorcing and putting a bad marriage behind them, some people might be ready to jump in to a new relationship right off the bat. While in general this is fine, some Oregon divorcees might need to pump the brakes on any overnight visitors. Besides the possible ill-effects it might have on any children involved, it could also affect a court-ordered child custody agreement.

Child custody being awarded to more Oregon fathers

Not only is single parenthood increasing in the United States, but the number of single fathers is also increasing. A recent study revealed that, of families with at least one minor child that were headed by a single parent, 8 percent of them involved a single father. This societal change may have affected the way that Oregon now views child custody.