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July 2016 Archives

Divorce in Oregon may require some planning ahead

For people in Oregon, the uncertainty of life when a marriage ends may bring with it many fears. Some of those questions cannot be prepared for ahead of time. However, when it comes to one's financial situation, there are some things a person can do prior to a divorce settlement.

Divorce doesn't have to hurt your wallet

One of the biggest concerns people have when filing for divorce is their future financial status. From splitting up debt to taking on the financial responsibility for a home, there are many opportunities for individuals to falter. While Oregon couples filing for a divorce do not need to be worried about the actual process of divorce affecting their credit score, they should be aware of how decisions made during property division can potentially have a negative effect.

Effects of 1997 child custody law still felt today

The general prevailing perception of how parenting after divorce should look has not changed much over the years. Many people still fully expect mothers to be awarded primary custody while fathers are relegated to weekends and summer visits. However, as families evolved over the years, Oregon family law regarding child custody also began to change.