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October 2016 Archives

In divorce, the best interests of the child are not always clear

Parents in Oregon usually agree that their children's best interests should be respected in almost all aspects of life, but what is that best interest, exactly? For each family going through a divorce, the answer will be different. It often requires a tailored and focused approach to determine the best interests of the child, even if his or her parents are divorcing for an otherwise seemingly common reason.

Prenuptial agreements can address important factors in divorce

Few things can wreck a romantic mood quite like talking about finances, but for soon-to-be married couples, the benefits could be phenomenal. Nearly half of first marriages in Oregon and across the rest of the United States ultimately head towards divorce. For those who had the foresight to discuss finances and create prenuptial agreements, the process could be much easier.