Custody in Oregon

Custody in Oregon

When you’re anticipating a divorce or looking to establish custody with a current or former partner, the idea of custody can be scary and overwhelming. While it’s impossible for us to answer individual questions about custody without a comprehensive legal consult, we...

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Should I handle my case myself?

Should I handle my case myself?

Deciding whether to hire an attorney or to handle your case yourself is a tough decision. Below are a few bullet points to help you decide whether hiring an attorney is the best decision for you, or whether handling it yourself could be a good option. These bullet...

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Creating a parenting plan, and how a child specialist can help

Creating a parenting plan, and how a child specialist can help

Creating a parenting plan for your children is one of the most important things you’ll do during your divorce. The parenting plan that you and your co-parent decide on will set the foundation for your new, separate households. It’s important to give this a lot of...

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Tips for minimizing legal fees

Tips for minimizing legal fees

We understand that paying for legal services can be a huge burden- it’s expensive! However, there are ways to help keep your bill down. These are tips that we give our own clients, but we feel they are relevant regardless of the firm you are working with. Consolidate...

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What to expect during a consultation

What to expect during a consultation

Author: M. Samples That first decision to schedule a consultation can be a tough one. Is this consult worth my time? Will it fit my needs? What can I expect to gain from it? These are very common questions! Here is some information to help you decide whether a consult...

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The first steps to take in a divorce

The first steps to take in a divorce

Author: M. Samples The first steps to take in a divorce. You have determined that a divorce is imminent. What happens next? Below are a few of the first steps that we recommend individuals take when beginning the divorce process. Of course, every situation will be...

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DIY Court Forms

DIY Court Forms

Author: M. Samples Are you interested in filling out and filing your own court paperwork? Here is some information to help! The Oregon Judicial Branch’s website has many DIY court forms for the public to access online. There are forms pertaining to many different...

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It’s time for summer camp registration!

It’s time for summer camp registration!

Author: M. Samples Summer camps are a great way to keep your kids in a routine during the summer, while still allowing them to have fun and take a well-deserved break from school. More than that, they offer opportunities for development and learning outside of the...

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What is collaborative law?

What is collaborative law?

Author: M. Samples Collaborative law is an out of court process option. It is a bit like mediation, but with the added benefit of each party having a collaborative attorney to represent them. It is most commonly used in divorce cases but can be adapted for use in...

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