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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How to choose an attorney 

How to choose an attorney 

Author: M. Samples Choosing an attorney for your family law case is a big decision. This is the person that will be walking beside you through what may be one of the biggest events of your life. This needs to be someone that you trust and can communicate well with....

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