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After divorce, what spousal support is available to me?

Spousal support, also known as alimony, is not always necessary for every divorced couple in Oregon. However, for those who believe that they are eligible to receive some type of spousal support, it can be important to go into a divorce prepared. There are actually three different types of spousal support that you may qualify for. 

What are the various types of child custody?

When discussing child custody during a divorce in Oregon, it is important to note that there is not simply one type of custody arrangement that all parents must adhere to. Aside from sole and joint custody, there may also be various arrangements, such as sole physical custody for one parent with joint legal custody between both parents. Before determining what child custody arrangement would be in the best interests of the child, divorcing couples would be well-advised to learn the various types of custody.

What are the various types of child custody?

When discussing child custody during a divorce in Oregon, it is important to note that there is not simply one type of custody arrangement that all parents must adhere to. Aside from sole and joint custody, there may also be various arrangements, such as sole physical custody for one parent with joint legal custody between both parents. Before determining what child custody arrangement would be in the best interests of the child, divorcing couples would be well-advised to learn the various types of custody.

Asset division can be complicated by hidden funds

An important aspect of divorce proceedings is deciding how to properly divide the marital assets. However, if one partner hasn't been entirely honest when it comes to the disclosing of those assets, the other might end up with far less of his or her fair share. Nevertheless, there are steps that may be taken to ensure that nothing is hidden during asset division of an Oregon divorce proceeding.

Asset division can be complicated by hidden funds

An important aspect of divorce proceedings is deciding how to properly divide the marital assets. However, if one partner hasn't been entirely honest when it comes to the disclosing of those assets, the other might end up with far less of his or her fair share. Nevertheless, there are steps that may be taken to ensure that nothing is hidden during asset division of an Oregon divorce proceeding.

Facebook could cause divorce, researchers say

Individuals who think that “liking” a photo of a dog posted by their old college roommate may not have any real significance may want to think again. According to a new study, a popular aspect of the Internet could have a significant effect on divorce rates. While Oregon couples might divorce for a myriad of different reasons, Facebook could actually be part of the cause.

Facebook could cause divorce, researchers say

Individuals who think that “liking” a photo of a dog posted by their old college roommate may not have any real significance may want to think again. According to a new study, a popular aspect of the Internet could have a significant effect on divorce rates. While Oregon couples might divorce for a myriad of different reasons, Facebook could actually be part of the cause.

Without a prenuptial, asset division can still be accomplished

Although prenuptial agreements are generally hugely beneficial to soon-to-be married couples with substantial assets, some individuals still prefer to forgo the agreement before marriage. In other instances, assets were accrued over the course of the marriage. In cases such as these, asset division for Oregon couples who have significant assets to split can be tricky.

Without a prenuptial, asset division can still be accomplished

Although prenuptial agreements are generally hugely beneficial to soon-to-be married couples with substantial assets, some individuals still prefer to forgo the agreement before marriage. In other instances, assets were accrued over the course of the marriage. In cases such as these, asset division for Oregon couples who have significant assets to split can be tricky.

Older women more likely to divorce after serious illness

Although many couples are now writing their own vows, there are still plenty of couples that recite "in sickness and in health" when marrying their spouse. Those words might not be so true for couples in Oregon and elsewhere after all. A recent study found that when a wife falls ill, the marriage is more likely to end in divorce.