Independence, Oregon Family Lawyers

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...
Virgil Royer
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(503) 990-7672 380 Madrona Avenue S
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Willamette University College of Law
Virgil Royer, a graduate of the Willamette School of Law, practices law to assist people navigate through and successfully put behind the difficult times in their life. Mr. Royer represents people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents and any accident that was caused by someone else's negligence. He enjoys helping people receive the compensation that they deserve. Mr. Royer will pursue your matter to trial to get a just award. Mr. Royer stays active within his community and enjoys doing all he can to pursue justice for his clients.

ROYER & ASSOCIATES and their staff are dedicated to assisting...
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
Family and Estate Planning
Willamette University College of Law
Alexis Shimada
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(503) 863-2732 3040 Commercial St. SE
Ste. 120
Salem, OR 97302
Family and Divorce
Willamette University College of Law
James D Van Ness
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(503) 365-8800 285 Liberty Street NE
Suite 360
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationFamily
Willamette University College of Law
I was born and raised in suburban Maryland, just north of Washington D.C. As such, I had a front row seat for JFK's Inaugural & MLK's August 28, 1963 speech on the Mall. I truly enjoyed growing up with the rich heritage of the nation's capital. Upon graduation from the University of Maryland I went to work in the intelligence community in what is now known as the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. I spent a decade in banking, then turned towards a legal career. I have litigated commercial cases throughout the Western United States, being admitted along the way to over...
James Van Ness
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(503) 365-8800 285 Liberty Street NE
Suite 360
Salem, OR 97301
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Russell Lipetzky
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
495 State St.
Suite 410
Salem, OR 97301
Family and Divorce
Kevin Gage
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(503) 399-1355 348 Leslie St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Family and Divorce
Willamette University
Family law is all I do. I have served Western Oregon since 1981 specializing in this field of practice at every level of the Oregon State court system. Most lawyers practice in a variety of fields of law. As a result, it is very difficult for them to keep fully informed about the law in any single area of practice. By limiting my practice to Family Law only, I enjoy the luxury of being able to dedicate all of my time toward maximizing my knowledge and expertise in Family Law. I personally summarize and catalog all of the rulings from the...
Sarah M. Litowich
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(503) 419-6422 161 High Street SE, Suite 218
Salem, OR 97301
Family and Divorce
Attorney Sarah M. Litowich is an Oregonian through and through with roots in rural eastern Oregon and the Willamette Valley. She is grateful for these big, broad Oregon roots because she learned the value of hard work and building and maintaining strong relationships. She earned her law degree at the University of Oregon while also earning an advanced degree in Conflict Resolution, giving her even more understanding and insight into how to get the best results for her clients. Her legal career has taken her to Southern Oregon and the Willamette Valley where she now calls home.
During her time as...
Lance Youd
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer
1596 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Utah
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Christopher Eggert
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(503) 837-6111 960 Broadway St NE Ste 2
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Willamette University College of Law
Jessica Larsen
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 396-4996 PO Box 2670
Salem, OR 97308
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Willamette University College of Law
Jessica values the preservation of familial relationships for the sake of family unity and ensuring simplicity in future dispute resolutions. She understands that each family is different, and is committed to working toward solutions that best fit the needs of you and your family.
Shallon Halttunen
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Albany, OR Family Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(541) 926-2255
Ext. 323
130 1st Avenue West
Albany, OR 97321
Family
Willamette University
Shallon’s practice focuses on family law, including divorce, paternity, custody, spousal and child support, highly contested cases involving custody evaluations, and other related issues involving family law matters. Recognizing that each client's needs and goals are different, Shallon tailors her approach to the specific circumstances of her client's needs.

Shallon is an experienced business and human resources manager with over 17 years’ experience prior to becoming an attorney. Utilizing nearly two decades of experience preparing financial reports, performing business audits, and analyzing accounting records, Shallon has the unique skillset to accurately assess each client’s financial situation by identifying irregularities or discrepancies...
William Boaz
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(503) 400-9513 960 Broadway St NE, STE 4
Salem, OR 97301
Family and Divorce
Willamette University College of Law
William Boaz focuses exclusively on divorce, custody, adoption, and other family law matters.
Nicolas Ortiz
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CORVALLIS, OR Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(541) 752-3616 435 NW 4TH ST
CORVALLIS, OR 97330-6408
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Lewis & Clark Law School
Jennifer Nash
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Corvallis, OR Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(541) 752-3616 435 NW 4th Street
Corvallis, OR 97330
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
University of Oregon and University of California - San Diego
Lindsay Soto
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(503) 315-7344 1320 Madison St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Divorce and Juvenile
Attorney Lindsay Soto in a native Oregonian and graduated in 1998 in the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon with BS Political Science. Lindsay then attended Howard University School of Law which he graduated Cum Laude in 2002 and started working for a small firm for 3 years. On 2005, he established his own law firm, The law office of Lindsay Soto which provides legal assistance in Salem Oregon which includes Family Law, Divorce and Juvenile Law. He also takes in child custody, child and spouse support cases, restraining orders and stalking cases.
Sean Downey
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(503) 585-2255 435 Commercial St NE Ste 201
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Originally from the Seattle area, Mr. Downey has called Oregon his home for the last 20 years. After spending five years in Canada, he returned to Oregon to attend Willamette University College of Law and opened his first law practice in Salem, Oregon in 2007. Before practicing law, Mr. Downey worked in the hospitality industry, banking, and optical industry. Mr. Downey is married with three children.
Lorena Reynolds
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Corvallis, OR Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
225 SW 4th St
Corvallis, OR 97333
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Paul Saucy
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Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 362-3908 475 Cottage Street NE, Suite 120
Salem, OR 97301
Family and Divorce
Dennis Koho
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Keizer, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 393-2906 PO Box 20518
Keizer, OR 97307
Family
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 585-9197 515 High St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Family
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 585-9202 348 Leslie St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Family and Divorce
Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(503) 585-5900 780 Hazeltine Ave
SE
Salem, OR 97306
Family, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 581-7875 145 Wilson St S
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 587-9637 358 Superior St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Family and Divorce
Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 399-9778 388 State Street, Suite 602
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 391-5481 2711 12th St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 399-9218 1815 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 581-2421 3040 Commercial Street SE, Suite 200
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 399-9218 1815 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Personal Injury
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(503) 588-8053 388 State St
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Business, Divorce and Immigration
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 400-9513 280 Court Street NE, Suite 220
Salem, OR 97301
Family
Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 363-9158 1415 Liberty St SE
Salem, OR 97302
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Dallas, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 623-6695 189 SW Academy St
Dallas, OR 97338
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 378-0225 750 Front St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
Salem, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 370-7745 825 Liberty St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Albany, OR Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(541) 967-7776 725 Ellsworth St SW
Albany, OR 97321
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Willamette Univ COL
Albany, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 926-5504 201 1st Ave W
Albany, OR 97321
Family and Divorce
Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
184 DELTA CT N
Salem, OR 97303
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
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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.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.