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December 2016 Archives

Seasonal spike in divorce filings follows holiday periods

Most Oregon families relish the holiday seasons and look forward to time spent in the company of their loved ones. For those unhappy in their marriage, however, holidays are stressful and emotional times filled with doubts and contemplation. It may come as no surprise, then, that January is sometimes referred to as "Divorce Month" by professionals who deal with crumbling marriages.

Important facts about child custody in Oregon

When a husband and wife opt to divorce, they will face many tough decisions over the division of their assets and how their lives will be lived separately. For parents who get divorced, probably no decisions will be as difficult as the ones concerning child custody. Custody arrangements have long-term implications, so it may be helpful to know a little more about custody rulings in Oregon.