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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.

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.

Domestic violence victims can be protected by restraining orders

Discussing abuse or violence can be a tender subject for victims in Oregon. However, knowing what options there are for protection from a current or ex-spouse can be crucial to ensuring safety in a myriad of situations. For some victims, restraining orders may be an appropriate course of action, although there are others who question why some domestic violence offenders do not face harsher punishments that may discourage such action. 

Domestic violence victims can be protected by restraining orders

Discussing abuse or violence can be a tender subject for victims in Oregon. However, knowing what options there are for protection from a current or ex-spouse can be crucial to ensuring safety in a myriad of situations. For some victims, restraining orders may be an appropriate course of action, although there are others who question why some domestic violence offenders do not face harsher punishments that may discourage such action. 

Antonio Banderas and wife seek divorce and custody of pets

American pet owners shelled out over $61 billion buying items for their animals in 2011. With roughly three-quarters of American households boasting at least one pet, it may be no surprise that a couple going through a divorce is willing to fight for custody of their beloved animal. In some Oregon divorces, disagreements over custody of a pet may even rise above issues concerning child custody.

Antonio Banderas and wife seek divorce and custody of pets

American pet owners shelled out over $61 billion buying items for their animals in 2011. With roughly three-quarters of American households boasting at least one pet, it may be no surprise that a couple going through a divorce is willing to fight for custody of their beloved animal. In some Oregon divorces, disagreements over custody of a pet may even rise above issues concerning child custody.

Prenuptial agreements evolving for modern-day divorce

Prenuptial agreements can be effective tools for protecting assets or even the custody of a pet should a marriage end in divorce. More recently, an increasing number of prenups have included an evolving aspect of an increasingly online society. What some refer to as a social media clause can protect an individual’s online reputation after a divorce.

Prenuptial agreements evolving for modern-day divorce

Prenuptial agreements can be effective tools for protecting assets or even the custody of a pet should a marriage end in divorce. More recently, an increasing number of prenups have included an evolving aspect of an increasingly online society. What some refer to as a social media clause can protect an individual’s online reputation after a divorce.

Wehby divorce: individuals can seek protection from ex-spouses

Although divorce is often the best solution for couples who have significant and irreconcilable differences, in certain isolated cases, some divorced couples may experience continued friction even after the divorce is finalized. A notable Oregon politician has recently been accused of continually harassing her ex-husband, even though their divorce in 2007. Some of her ex-husband’s complaints have involved physical violence while others have centered around child custody.

Wehby divorce: individuals can seek protection from ex-spouses

Although divorce is often the best solution for couples who have significant and irreconcilable differences, in certain isolated cases, some divorced couples may experience continued friction even after the divorce is finalized. A notable Oregon politician has recently been accused of continually harassing her ex-husband, even though their divorce in 2007. Some of her ex-husband’s complaints have involved physical violence while others have centered around child custody.