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February 2016 Archives

Property division, assets re divorce after age 50

There seems to be an increase in the number of people who file for divorce after age 50 in Oregon and elsewhere. Those in such circumstances often face legal challenges regarding property division, asset protection or other settlement issues. Because the process of negotiation can be complicated and evoke strong emotions, it is typically beneficial to act alongside the guidance of an experienced family law attorney before proceeding to court.

Child custody has tax implications for divorced parents

Tax season is in full swing, and most people in Oregon are readying to file their tax returns. For parents, listing all dependent children is an important part of receiving the correct exemptions, but what about divorced parents? Only one parent may claim a child, and which one gets to do so is usually determined by the child custody agreement.