Eugene, Oregon Divorce Lawyers
Bend, OR 97701
University of Washington School of Law
Newberg, OR 97132
University of Oregon
“Throughout my professional career, I have found great joy in working closely with people to make their situation better, whatever that meant to that person at that particular time.”
Krista understands that divorce comes with questions, unknown implications for the future, potential financial insecurity, and emotional exhaustion. While she can’t promise that the divorce process will be easy, she promises to provide caring and hands-on legal counsel. She says:
“I don’t wish the stress or pain of divorce on anyone, but know that if you find yourself going through one,...
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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.
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