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November 2014 Archives

Couples in Oregon may deal with divorce, child custody more often

A recent report ranked the top 10 states for the highest divorce rate, and our state made the top half of the list. As a consequence, Oregon may have a significant number of divorcing couples who are now dealing with sensitive issues. No matter where in America a couple divorces, factors such as property division and/or child custody agreements may still need to be addressed.

We know that restraining orders can be the first step to safety

We understand the sensitive nature of acts of violence between loved ones. Often, one party may be uncertain of his or her options and don't know what steps can be taken for self-protection. In Oregon, restraining orders are often the first step to securing a safe environment for a victim of domestic abuse or violence.