Hermiston, Oregon Family Lawyers

Blaine Clooten
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Hermiston, OR Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(541) 667-7993 230 SE 4th Street
Hermiston, OR 97838
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
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...
John Ballard
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Hermiston, OR Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(541) 564-2574 125 SW 3rd St
Hermiston, OR 97838
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of North Dakota School of Law
Licensed since 1997 to practice law in Oregon. Serving Hermiston, Pendleton, and surrounding areas since 1999.
M. Nicole Clooten
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Pendleton, OR Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(541) 667-7993 433 S Main
Pendleton, OR 97801
Family and Divorce
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.
Evan Hansen
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Pendleton, OR Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(541) 276-1851 334 SE 2nd St
Pendleton, OR 97801
Family, Business and Real Estate
Willamette University College of Law
Pendleton, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 276-3320 326 SE 2nd St
Pendleton, OR 97801
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Pendleton, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 276-0124 410 SE Dorion Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pendleton, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 278-9625 225 SW Emigrant Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Workers' Comp
Pendleton, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 276-3320 326 SE 2nd St
Pendleton, OR 97801
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Milton-Freewater, OR Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(541) 938-3379 801 S Main St
Milton-Freewater, OR 97862
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Laura Jane Edwards
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La Grande, OR Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(541) 805-5551 115 Elm Street
Suite 15
La Grande, OR 97850
Free ConsultationFamily, Agricultural, Bankruptcy and Business
Brigham Young University and Weber State University
Laura is currently serving as the Municipal Court Judge for the City of Elgin. She has been an attorney for 20 years, having graduated from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1998. She is admitted to practice law in Oregon, Arizona, and Utah, as well as 9 federal jurisdictions, including the United States Supreme Court Bar and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Laura has extensive trial and motion practice at all levels, including federal, state, county, and city courts. She has been both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney, and...
Cory James Larvik
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La Grande, OR Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(541) 663-8864 2202 Cove Ave, Ste A
La Grande, OR 97850
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Oregon School of Law
I have been serving clients in Northeast Oregon for 16 years. I mostly practice in Union, Baker, Wallowa, Grant and Umatilla Counties. For a better idea of what I do and how I can help you, please review my website.
Linda Gouge
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The Dalles, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 296-8222 119 East Second Street
Suite 213
The Dalles, OR 97058
Family and Divorce
City of the Dalles, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 296-5474 420 E 3rd St
City of the Dalles, OR 97058
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
City of the Dalles, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 296-2181 106 E 4th St
City of the Dalles, OR 97058
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
La Grande, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 963-3313 1906 4th St
La Grande, OR 97850
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
City of the Dalles, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 296-2181 106 E 4th St
City of the Dalles, OR 97058
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
City of the Dalles, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 296-5474 420 E 3rd St
City of the Dalles, OR 97058
Family, Divorce, Elder and Real Estate
City of the Dalles, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 296-1106 204 E 4th St
City of the Dalles, OR 97058
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Brent Goodfellow
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McMinnville, OR Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(503) 472-9090 105 N.E. 4th Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Family, Business, Divorce 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 Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(503) 990-6641 388 State Street
Suite #940
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
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...
Collin C. McKean
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(503) 567-7967 1140 SW 11th Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
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...
Michael Romano
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Bend, OR Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(541) 382-4404 3052 NW Merchant Way
Suite 106
Bend, OR 97701
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Joanna L. Posey
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 241-0818 3115 NE Sandy Blvd
Suite 222
Portland, OR 97232
Family and Divorce
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.
Ryan Hamilton
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Sherwood, OR Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(503) 655-7199 16103 SW 1st St
Sherwood, OR 97140
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
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.
Joel Jamon Kent
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Prineville, OR Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(541) 447-9115 105 SW Beaver St.
Prineville, OR 97754
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Seattle University School of Law
Focused practice in high asset and complex divorce and custody issues.
Kenneth Goodin
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Prineville, OR Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(541) 318-9115 Stahancyk, Kent & Hook P.C.
105 SW Beaver St.
Prineville, OR 97754
Family and Divorce
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...
Mindy Stannard
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(503) 847-2900 1211 NW Glisan Street, Suite 203
Portland, OR 97209
Family and Divorce
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...
Natalie Hedman
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Gresham, OR Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(503) 506-7887 501 NE Hood Ave. Suite 333
Gresham, OR 97030
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
David Johnson
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(503) 575-1332 117 Commercial St NE
#275
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Nursing Home
Willamette University College of Law
Elizabeth Elaine Christy
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Portland , OR Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(503) 847-2900 1211 NW Glisan, #203
Portland , OR 97209
Family and Divorce
Golden Gate University School of Law
Annelisa Smith
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(503) 567-7967 1140 SW 11th Ave Ste 400
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
Vermont Law School
Casey Sanders
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
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.
Christine Hayes
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
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...
Chamber Dorheim
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Gresham, OR Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(503) 492-4229 1217 NE Burnside Rd 204
Suite 204
Gresham, OR 97030
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Lewis & Clark College
Chamber Dorheim believes that, after a relationship ends, people are still family—just in a different form. She approaches her cases in a way that preserves that family connection where possible.
Chamber has practiced family law in Oregon for more than 13 years. She enjoys the varied challenges that family law brings. One day she might be helping people come up with a good plan for their children and the next she might be creatively resolving financial issues. Her practice includes divorce, separation, child custody, restraining orders, and modifications of support and visitation.
Chamber joined Gresham Family & Bankruptcy Law in June...
Rita Herrera Irvin
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
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...
Nicole Hough
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Beaverton, OR Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(503) 208-6610 PO Box 2014
Beaverton, OR 97075
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
Jace D. Cook
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Lake Oswego, OR Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(503) 567-8191 5 Centerpointe Dr.
Suite 400
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Family, Criminal, DUI and Estate Planning
Lewis & Clark Law School and Friedrich Schiller University - School of Law
Jace D. Cook, Esq., is the founder, manager, and a shareholder of COOK LAW - There when you need it.® After spending several years gaining experience in multiple disciplines of the law, Mr. Cook envisioned a practice that would treat clients like family by providing a combination of personable legal advice and the strongest representation possible in every case. Having externed and worked for other general practice law firms, criminal defense lawyers, and former prosecutors, Mr. Cook got the inside track on criminal defense representation and trial law. On this experience and "real world" knowledge he built COOK LAW.

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Erin A. O'Riley
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Gresham, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 492-4229 1217 NE Burnside Road
Suite 204
Gresham, OR 97030
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Willamette University College of Law
Erin joined Gresham Family and Bankruptcy in November of 2018. Erin specializes in child custody and parenting time cases and embraces her role as an advocate for her client. Erin chose a career in law to help clients navigate the complex and sometimes confusing legal system, using her education, experience, and desire to help those in crisis. Erin graduated from Willamette University College of Law. While attending law school, she worked as a court-certified law clerk in the Child Advocacy Section of the Oregon Department of Justice, representing the state in child foster-care proceedings. She also worked at the Willamette...
Stephen Palmer
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Newberg, OR Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
515 E 1st St
Newberg, OR 97132
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Oregon
Steve has been practicing law since 1994, graduating from University of Oregon Law School where he served on the Managerial Board of the Oregon Law Review. Steve has served as a Municipal Court Judge for the Cities of Newberg, Sherwood, Dayton, Dundee, Yamhill-Carlton, and McMinnville and he is a current member of the Domestic Relations Section of the Oregon State Bar, and the Yamhill County Bar Association. Steve is a managing partner at the law firm, Brown Tarlow Bridges, & Palmer, PC in Newberg, Oregon. Steve's practice focuces primarily on: Family Law including: Complex Dissolutions & Legal Separations, Custody, Parenting Time and...
Kathy Proctor
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Beaverton, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 352-0731 17933 NW Evergreen Pkwy., Ste. 111
Beaverton, OR 97006
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Willamette University
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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