Medford, Oregon Family Lawyers

Klamath Falls, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 891-2956 146 Octavia Ave
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Klamath Falls, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 883-3460 303 Pine St
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Roseburg, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 673-4466 840 SE Rose St
Roseburg, OR 97470
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Klamath Falls, OR Family Law Lawyer
(541) 850-5966 111 N 7th St
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Roseburg, OR Family Law Attorney
(541) 672-1955 727 SE Cass Ave
Roseburg, OR 97470
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
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...
Ryan M. Johnson
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Salem, OR Family Law Lawyer with 9 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...
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.
Brent Goodfellow
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McMinnville, OR Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(503) 472-9092 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...
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...
Jeffrey Matthews
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(971) 264-9827 1000 SW Broadway St
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
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...
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.
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...
Daniel DiCicco
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(503) 967-3996 205 SE Spokane St, #337
Portland, OR 97202
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal and Employment
Lewis & Clark Law School
Daniel DiCicco is a Portland Business Attorney providing full-service legal support including Litigation and Transactional work. Contracts, Business Formation, Capital Raises, and Litigation.

Every successful business will one day face the reality that relationships can go south in a hurry. Partnerships dissolve, employees become disgruntled, vendors can cheat you, and contracts can go unfulfilled. And of course, there are always people out there looking to make a quick buck by filing a bogus law suit against your company.

When that happens, you need an attorney with the experience, skill, and energy to defend your business and to proactively pursue and enforce your...
Vincent J. Bernabei
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Beaverton, OR Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(503) 443-1177 Cascade Square, Suite 102
8625 SW Cascade Avenue
Beaverton, OR 97008
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Lewis & Clark Law School
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.

Our core...
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...
Christopher Michael Veley
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(503) 417-7777 111 SW 5th Avenue
Suite 1740
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Gonzaga University School of Law
I'm an attorney with the law firm of Slinde & Nelson LLC in Portland, Oregon (a Vancouver, Washington office is coming soon). I have been practicing law since 1999. I am licensed to do so in Oregon and Washington and regularly appear before courts in both states, and particularly Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties in Oregon, and Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington. My practice concentrates on civil litigation, legal advice, and disputes relating to real estate, construction, banks, homeowners associations, businesses, and individuals. This includes: construction contract drafting, review and advice; representation of contractors and owners regarding...
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.
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.
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...
Mindy Stannard
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 14 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...
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...
Joel Jamon Kent
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Bend, OR Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(541) 318-9115 158 NE Greenwood Ave.
Bend, OR 97701
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Seattle University School of Law
Focused practice in high asset and complex divorce and custody issues.
Kenneth McNeil
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Hillsboro, OR Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(503) 615-8336 1323 NE Orenco Station Pkwy
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Family and Divorce
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.
Deidra Cherzan
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Bend, OR Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
1107 NE Revere Ave
Bend, OR 97701
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
Edward Kroll
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(971) 205-3266 1323 NE Orenco Station Pkwy
Suite 210
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Hillsboro, OR Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
Nathan Christopher Holtey
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 224-9878 1140 SW 11th Ave
#4
Portland, OR 97205
Family and Divorce
University of Oregon School of Law
Nathan Holtey has been practicing law for over ten years. Raised in Ashland, OR, Nathan attended Tufts University in Boston, MA, before coming back to Oregon and attending the University of Oregon School of Law. Nathan enjoys the practice of law and assisting clients with achieving excellent results. He focuses his practice on family law and criminal defense, and has handled every type of matter from 24 hour notice Restraining Order and Emergency Custody hearings to high asset divorces involving multiple businesses, spousal support, and complex property division.
Peter Bunch
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(503) 688-5123 1200 NW Naito Parkway Suite 450
Portland, OR 97209
Family and Divorce
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...
Kenneth Goodin
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Bend, OR Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(541) 318-9115 Stahancyk, Kent & Hook P.C.
158 NE Greenwood Ave
Bend, OR 97701
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...
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
Kathryn Bourn
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Gresham, OR Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(503) 492-4229 1217 N.E. Burnside Road, Suite 204
Gresham, OR 97030
Family, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Probate
Cornell University
I have made helping people through their legal obstcales my life's work. I have over 17 years experience in family law issues such as estate planning, wills, power of attorney, probate matters (both non-contested and contested), personal bankruptcy, contested divorce, custody, and spousal support issues. I also have extensive experience representing abused and neglected children in foster care. When I meet with you I will draw on my past experience in order to provide you with the best options on how to move forward.

I began my legal career prosecuting domestic assaults in the Clatsop County District Attorney's Office....
Peter Diamond
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer
(503) 395-0244 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
Lewis Irwin Landerholm
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney
(503) 573-5566 9320 SW Barbur Boulevard
Suite 160
Portland, OR 97219
Family and Divorce
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...
Lake James H. Perriguey
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(503) 227-1928 1906 SW Madison Street
Portland, OR 97205
Family, Civil Rights, Criminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
Law Works is a full service law firm in historical downtown Portland. Lake Perriguey works to bring the best representation to the client. Lake filed the Oregon marriage equality case, Geiger v. Kitzhaber, advancing civil rights for GLBTQ Oregonians. Lake also represented Jamie Shupe, resulting in the first court order recognizing a non-binary individual. Lake has a long history of civil rights success. Lake Perriguey represents clients in a variety of practice areas. Rates vary depending on the case. House calls and alternative meeting environments can also be accommodated when applicable. Whatever your legal interest,...
Shelley Fuller
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Beaverton, OR Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(503) 626-1808 4800 SW Griffith Drive
Suite 230
Beaverton, OR 97005
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Seattle University School of Law
Shelley has been practicing law in Oregon for the last 18 years. While originally from Wisconsin, she has called Oregon home for the last 25 years and has no desire to live anywhere else. She has been a solo practitioner / small business owner since 2002 when she opened her own practice. She is dedicated to providing outstanding legal advice to her clients by advocating zealously, advising honestly and litigating tirelessly when needed.
Blaine Clooten
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Hermiston, OR Family Law Lawyer with 5 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...
Jason Pierson
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Portland, OR Family Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(503) 974-6833 3115 NE Sandy Blvd. Suite 222
Portland, OR 97232
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Oregon School of Law
Jason Pierson became a lawyer to be a voice for people who feel trivialized by divorce-especially children. During a divorce, a child can sometimes feel as though their opinion doesn’t matter. Jason’s passion is to advocate for his client's children and help them succeed. Prior to attending law school, Jason worked as a paralegal in Las Vegas mostly in construction defect law firms for about eight years.
Zach Walsh
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Portland, OR Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(503) 567-7967 1140 SW 11th Ave
Ste. 400
Portland, OR 97205
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Oregon School of Law
Zach Walsh’s background spans the globe, from litigating criminal and family law cases in the Pacific Northwest’s smallest jurisdictions to fighting piracy in Moscow. Prior to joining McKean Smith to practice criminal and family law, Zach honed his courtroom skills as a prosecutor, and as an attorney at one of Portland’s largest family law firms.

Zach has the experience to manage complex criminal and family law cases; he also knows how to help clients protect their liberties and navigate the complicated intersection of family and criminal law. He doggedly pursues just and expedient resolutions on complicated legal matters for his clients....
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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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