Oregon Divorce Lawyers

David Johnson
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Salem, OR Divorce Attorney

Willamette University College of LawOregon and Washington
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Michael Romano
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience

Mr. Romano attended Southern Oregon University (formerly Southern Oregon State College) in Ashland, Oregon where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor degree in Philosophy. He then... Read More »
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Robert Jesse Harris
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Hillsboro, OR Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience

Robert Harris is founder and president of Harris Velazquez Gibbens, Law Firm. A medium sized law firm located in Hillsboro Oregon with a second office in Northeast Portland. Our law firm focuses on litigation,... Read More »
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Brent Goodfellow
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McMinnville, OR Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(503) 472-9090 105 N.E. 4th Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Willamette University College of Law
Mr. Goodfellow was admitted in 2003 to practice law in Oregon State Courts and in 2008 in the US District Court of Oregon. His judicial experience includes, McMinnville Municipal Court Judge Pro Tempore (2006-October, 2008); Carlton Municipal Court Judge Pro Tempore (April, 2007-October, 2008); and Circuit Court Judge Pro Tempore (October, 2008-2016). He was selected as a SuperLawyer Rising Star an unprecedented five straight years (2010-2015). This award goes to only the top 2.5 percent of Oregon lawyers as selected by his peers. He has been featured on Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight, Inside Edition, The...
Ryan M. Johnson
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Salem, OR Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 990-6641 388 State Street
Suite #940
Salem, OR 97301
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Oregon
Ryan is a native of Salem, Oregon, and a graduate of Sprague High School. After high school, Ryan went on a two-year church mission to Venezuela, where he became fluent in Spanish. He later enrolled at Brigham Young University, and after running his own business for four years, decided he wanted to help others by becoming a lawyer. This led him to enroll in the University Of Connecticut School Of Law. After a year, Ryan returned to his roots and transferred to the University of Oregon to finish his degree. He earned numerous academic awards and achievements as both an...
Joanna L. Posey
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Lake Oswego, OR Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 635-3548 385 1st Street
Suite 221
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Divorce and Family
Lewis & Clark Law School
Joanna Posey became a lawyer because she wanted to help people. Drawn to family law after opening her own practice, Joanna takes pride in being able to empower her clients during an otherwise stressful and emotionally charged time in their lives. She finds it extremely gratifying to help a client take the first steps toward a new beginning, and enjoys working to resolve the unique issues in each case.
Collin C. McKean
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(503) 567-7967 1140 SW 11th Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce and Family
Lewis & Clark Law School
I represent individuals and small business owners in Oregon and SW Washington. I specialize in complex and business related dissolution actions. My cases are typically in Washington, Multnomah or Clackamas Counties in Oregon and Clark, Cowlitz or Skamania Counties in Washington. I also handle cases other counties throughout Oregon and Washington, including Clatsop County, Lane County, Linn County, Marion County, Columbia County, and Grant County. Each county has different local rules that apply to family law cases. I am committed to making sure that I keep up to date on changes to rules of practice for each county I...
Ryan Hamilton
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Sherwood, OR Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(503) 655-7199 16103 SW 1st St
Sherwood, OR 97140
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Lewis & Clark College
I started my career working with the Multnomah County District Attorney in the domestic violence unit. I am now pursuing my dream of working closely with people who need help getting divorced and keeping their kids. My goal is to guide every client through this process by listening to their needs. Every spouse and parent has a story, and I will give your story a powerful voice in the courtroom.
Michael Romano
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(503) 208-5529 111 SW 5th Ave.
Suite 3150
Portland, OR 97204
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Willamette University College of Law
Mr. Romano attended Southern Oregon University (formerly Southern Oregon State College) in Ashland, Oregon where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor degree in Philosophy. He then received his Juris Doctorate at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in law school, Mr. Romano clerked for the Marion County District Attorney’s Office and developed a taste for trial work. He was then admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 2000 and began his career as a prosecutor working in Klamath, Coos, and Deschutes Counties. In early 2006, he then opened his private...
Teresa Loustaunau Foster
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce and Family
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Teresa Foster is Partner in Charge at McKinley Irvin's Vancouver office. A former social worker, she is now regarded as one of the most skilled family law attorneys in Vancouver. Teresa is a knowledgeable and formidable advocate with exceptional courtroom skills who focuses her practice on complex divorce cases, especially those involving high net worth property division, complex child custody issues, international family law, relocation, third party custody, and unmarried couples. She has successfully litigated cases in both Washington and Oregon. Teresa believes in providing her clients with personalized and responsive service, keeping her clients informed on the status of...
Mindy Stannard
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Portland, OR Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(503) 847-2900 1211 NW Glisan Street, Suite 203
Portland, OR 97209
Divorce and Family
Willamette University College of Law
Mindy Stannard handles divorce, custody, parenting time, paternity, child support and Family Abuse Prevention Act Restraining Order Cases. In addition, Mindy handles some juvenile court cases and some types of uncontested adoption proceedings. She is admitted to practice law in both Oregon and Washington.

Many of Mindy's current cases are in Multnomah, Clackamas, or Washington County. Mindy also handles cases in many other counties throughout the State of Oregon, including Clatsop County, Lane County, Linn County, Marion County and Columbia County. Each county has different local rules that apply to family law cases.

Mindy is committed to making sure that she keeps...
Blaine Clooten
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Hermiston, OR Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(541) 667-7993 230 SE 4th Street
Hermiston, OR 97838
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
An Oregon native, I received both my undergraduate degree and law degree from the University of Oregon, and now practice law in Hermiston and Pendleton Oregon. I spent over six years in the business world prior to earning my bar license, and apply both law and practical business application to develop solutions to client's individual problems. My total experience ranges from national companies on the stock exchange, to individual people. Every client dilemma is unique, and requires critical thinking to reach the best outcome. Choosing a lawyer is often a difficult decision for people in...
Joanne Reisman
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(503) 222-7401 732 SW 3rd Ave
Suite 304
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland Legal Services specializes in Personalized Advocacy. This is a full service civil law firm. We cross specialize in several related areas of the law which means that we can offer you comprehensive solutions to difficult issues that require knowledge in several legal sub-specialties. We can help you with issues in the areas of: Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Support), Paternity, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7), Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, Elder Law (Special Needs Trusts), Probate, Conservatorships, Guardianships, , Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Small Business, Real Estate, and Civil Litigation. If you don't see your problem area listed...
Christine Hayes
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Portland, OR Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
As a family law practitioner, I am motivated by helping people through complex and emotionally difficult legal situations. I work with each client to define their goals and then provide an effective strategy well supported in the law to achieve those objectives. I focus my practice on family law issues, including divorce, child custody, child support, modifications, and relocation. I also handle collaborative divorce, de facto parentage and non-parental custody, step-parent adoption, and LGBT family law. Before becoming an attorney, I worked for the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office as a legal advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual...
Natalie Hedman
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Gresham, OR Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(503) 506-7887 501 NE Hood St. Suite 333
Gresham, OR 97030
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Natalie Hedman's practice focuses on complex divorce, complex child custody cases, parenting time, child and spousal support, legal separations, domestic partnerships, modifications, division of assets and business interests. She also represents parents, grandparents, stepparents and other family members in defense of or requests for third-party custody and psychological parent rights. Natalie is especially passionate about child safety and regularly helps parents obtain temporary orders to protect a child’s psychological or physical welfare through immediate danger orders or status quo orders.

Natalie also has helped people on both sides of family abuse restraining orders, elder abuse restraining orders and sexual...
Peter Diamond
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer
(503) 395-0244 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Willamette University College of Law
Peter Diamond is a people-oriented attorney who was naturally drawn to family law after an extensive and diverse practice in business, real estate, estate planning, and general litigation.
Jeffrey Matthews
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Portland, OR Divorce Attorney with 36 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway St
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
Jeffrey Matthews is a partner at McKinley Irvin who has been practicing family law in Oregon for more than 30 years. Jeff handles a wide range of family law matters, including the valuation and protection of high net worth estates, business interests, and other issues involving property distribution, as well as high conflict custody litigation. As a family law advocate, he considers himself both a guide and an advocate. He is committed to helping clients protect what matters most to them. He has represented clients in over 100 trials and hearings throughout his career, but also focuses on cooperative communication...
Kenneth Goodin
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Bend, OR Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(541) 318-9115 Stahancyk, Kent & Hook P.C.
158 NE Greenwood Ave
Bend, OR 97701
Divorce and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
Ken's Practice Emphases is on Complex Divorce Litigation, LGBT Family Law, Custody, and Juvenile Law Ken believes that thorough case preparation is the key to winning or negotiating the best outcome for his clients, which is his number one goal. Ken meticulously and methodically prepares his clients’ cases, building a foundation for a winning legal argument integrated with carefully researched legal precedent. Hard work is the cornerstone of Ken’s practice. Ken is also deeply devoted to his clients and takes a personal interest in each case. “People going through a difficult divorce or custody battle can get frustrated...
Joel Jamon Kent
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Bend, OR Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(541) 318-9115 158 NE Greenwood Ave.
Bend, OR 97701
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Seattle University School of Law
Focused practice in high asset and complex divorce and custody issues.
Kathy Proctor
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Beaverton, OR Divorce Lawyer
(503) 352-0731 17933 NW Evergreen Pkwy., Ste. 111
Beaverton, OR 97006
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Willamette University
Robert Jesse Harris
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Hillsboro, OR Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(503) 648-4777 165 SE 26th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Lewis & Clark Law School
Robert Harris is founder and president of Harris Velazquez Gibbens, Law Firm. A medium sized law firm located in Hillsboro Oregon with a second office in Northeast Portland.

Our law firm focuses on litigation, specializing in:
+ Personal Injury
+ Family law
+ Criminal Law and DUII.

Harris Velazquez Gibbens has earned the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell: Preeminent AV rated. Indicating excellence in the legal field and the highest ethical standards, as well as perfect 10.0 ratings from AVVO

Casey Sanders
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
Family law attorney Casey Sanders is fiercely committed to his client’s well-being. He understands that his clients are dealing with stress and uncertainty, and is determined to protect what is most important to them. Casey focuses his practice on divorce and custody cases, including parenting plans and parenting plan modifications. He is an active member of the Vancouver community and the Clark County Bar Association. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Clark County Bar Association Family Law Section.
Deidra Cherzan
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Bend, OR Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
1107 NE Revere Ave
Bend, OR 97701
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of Washington School of Law
Deidra is an attorney and Certified Public Accountant licensed in Oregon, Washington and Colorado with more than 18 years experience practicing law. Prior to becoming an attorney Deidra was a Captain in the United States Air Force, an auditor and management consultant with a national accounting firm and a business associate in several corporations. She strives to bring excellence to her practice and to assist her clients with difficult life and business transitions.
Kenneth McNeil
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Hillsboro, OR Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(503) 615-8336 1323 NE Orenco Station Pkwy
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Divorce and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
I have worked as an attorney in Washington County since 1991. I received my Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1990, and a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, degree from Whitman College in 1987. I was on the Board of Directors of the Washington County Bar Association and am a past president of that organization. I am a member of the Oregon State Bar Family Law Section. I focus on helping clients with family law issues. You can learn more about me and my practice at www.mcneillawoffice.com.
Elizabeth Elaine Christy
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Lake Oswego, OR Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(503) 847-2900 5200 SW Meadows Road
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Divorce and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
John Kim
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Eugene, OR Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(541) 689-3066 856 Olive St.
Suite 103
Eugene, OR 97401
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
University of Oregon School of Law
Peter Bunch
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Portland, OR Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(503) 688-5123 1200 NW Naito Parkway Suite 450
Portland, OR 97209
Divorce and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
Peter graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1993, where he was a Thomas More Scholar and an associate editor of the Gonzaga Law Review. Following graduation, Peter worked for two years as a law clerk for the Honorable Edward Warren of the Oregon Court of Appeals. He then joined the law firm of Kennedy, King, and Zimmer. While at that firm, Peter worked on many different kinds of cases, including complex environmental litigation, business disputes, attorney and medical malpractice, appeals, and family law.

In 1998, Gary Zimmer asked Peter to join him in forming a new law firm, where...
Edward Kroll
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(971) 205-3266 1323 NE Orenco Station Pkwy
Suite 210
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Hillsboro, OR Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
I am a former prosecutor who has been focused on criminal defense for the past 9 years. I have extensive trial experience. As one of the partners at Kroll & Johnson, P.C., I promise each client courtesy, care, and results. As a team, we focus on criminal defense, personal injury, and family law. Please look at my website www.portlandcriminallawfirm.com for more information.
Lewis Irwin Landerholm
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Portland, OR Divorce Attorney
(503) 573-5566 9320 SW Barbur Boulevard
Suite 160
Portland, OR 97219
Divorce and Family
Willamette University College of Law
Lewis Landerholm grew up around family who served the public – families in particular. He became a divorce attorney in Portland so that he can help these individuals make the best out of a difficult situation. He began his career at the University of Oregon in Eugene, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He went on to Willamette University College of Law for his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he served as a part time law clerk, where he earned invaluable experience. Attorney Landerholm is quickly making a name for himself as a dedicated family law attorney because of...
Nicole Hough
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Beaverton, OR Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(503) 208-6610 PO Box 2014
Beaverton, OR 97075
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
University of New Hampshire School of Law
I have a deep understanding of the critical work that goes into representing and advocating for clients. It is my goal to provide high quality legal services to individuals and to the community. My practice is focused on assisting individuals and families with their legal needs, as well as working with other attorneys on a contract basis. I also value community involvement and engage in a variety of local volunteer and service projects. When I'm not advocating for clients, I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking elaborate meals, reading a good book, and...
Jeffrey K Traylor
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Portland, OR Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 427-8054 1500 SW 1st Ave., Ste. 920
Portland, OR 97201
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Jeffrey K. Traylor is a divorce, child custody, and personal injury attorney located in downtown Portland. He graduated from Lewis and Clark School of Law in 2009 and has been running Multnomah Legal LLC every since. He has handled every aspect of both family law and personal injury cases from filing to trial. Multnomah Legal strives to provide professional, personal, and caring representation that clients need at a cost that they can afford. The firm's motto is "your family's lawyer" and that philosophy is taken very seriously. At Multnomah Legal Jeffrey strives to be there when you need him, and...
John Ballard
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Hermiston, OR Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(541) 564-2574 125 SW 3rd St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of North Dakota School of Law
Licensed since 1997 to practice law in Oregon. Serving Hermiston, Pendleton, and surrounding areas since 1999.
Christopher James Palmer
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Gearhart, OR Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(503) 739-7616 3410 Highway 101 N
Suite B
Gearhart, OR 97138
Divorce, Business and Family
Univ of Oregon School of Law
Mr. Palmer will work tirelessly to resolve your matter effectively and efficiently. His goal is to provide the highest quality legal service. He strives to bring superior communication and compassion to the attorney-client relationship and is completely dedicated to individuals and to the pursuit of justice for them.
Rita Herrera Irvin
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Portland, OR Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Divorce and Family
Seattle University School of Law
Rita Herrera Irvin is a partner at McKinley Irvin, one of the largest and most exceptional family law firms in the Pacific Northwest region. She helped found the firm with Sands McKinley in 1991. Rita prides herself on being a tough advocate for her clients so that they can have the best possible chance of success. She takes the time to get to know her clients so that their goals can become her goals. Rita attended Seattle University School of Law, graduating with her J.D. in 1991. She is also a past board member with Centro Latino, a Trustee with...
Vincent J. Bernabei
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Beaverton, OR Divorce Attorney with 35 years experience
(503) 443-1177 Cascade Square, Suite 102
8625 SW Cascade Avenue
Beaverton, OR 97008
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Amy N. Velazquez
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Hillsboro, OR Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(503) 648-4777 165 SE 26th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Willamette University College of Law
Jacy F. Arnold
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Eugene, OR Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(541) 203-4083 Arnold Law
401 E. 10th Ave., Ste. 400
Eugene, OR 97401
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
University of Oregon School of Law
Jacy excels at high-asset divorce and high-conflict child custody cases, involving multiple retirement accounts, complex expert witness issues, and voluminous discovery.
David Johnson
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Salem, OR Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(503) 575-1332 117 Commercial St NE
#275
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Nursing Home
Willamette University College of Law
Erica Strader
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Bend, OR Divorce Lawyer
(541) 306-2060 404 SW Columbia Street
Suite 150
Bend, OR 97702
Divorce, Criminal and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
Prior to joining Baxter Harder, Erica was an associate attorney at Stahancyk, Kent & Hook in Bend and Prineville. During her time there, Erica handled a variety of family law cases, including high-conflict custody and parenting time disputes, divorces, and restraining orders. Erica has also worked in the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office. During that time, she appeared in court on behalf of the State for a number of criminal matters. While in law school, Erica worked as a judicial extern for the Lane County Circuit Court, where she gained additional valuable courtroom experience. Before moving to Oregon, Erica worked...
Deanna Ballou Jensen
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Beaverton, OR Divorce Lawyer
(503) 641-7990 Suite 100
4915 SW Griffith Drive
Beaverton, OR 97005
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Deanna Ballou Jensen has over 20 years of experience as a family law attorney. Much of her practice at this point involves complex cases in all areas of family law. As a result she goes toe-to-toe with some of the toughest attorneys in the state. Her first goal in any case is to find a way for both sides to reach a fair compromise with each other that is also in the best interests of the children, if children are involved. However, compromise is not always possible, and when it is necessary to try a case...
Christopher Eggert
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Salem, OR Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(503) 837-6111 960 Broadway St NE Ste 2
Salem, OR 97301
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
Willamette University College of Law
Scott O Carter
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Klamath Falls, OR Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(541) 882-4504 125 S 6th Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Willamette University College of Law
Mr, Carter has been practicing law in Oregon courts for over 20 years. He speaks fluent Spanish. After graduating from law school, Mr. Carter began practicing law in 1995 at Garland and Associates in Hillsboro, Oregon. Two years later, he accepted a position as a Deputy District Attorney I Klamath County- a position he would hold or over seven years. Mr. Carter then opened his private practice,
M. Nicole Clooten
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Pendleton, OR Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(541) 667-7993 17 SW Frazer AVE #373
Pendleton, OR 97801
Divorce and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
I live and work in Pendleton, OR, and also practice out of our Hermiston Office Location. I specialize in Family Law, including divorce, custody, parenting time, spousal and child support, asset division, and more. I offer low cost consultations and provide dedicated service to my clients. Experience the difference my legal services provide.
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.