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Recent spousal support caselaw

A common question in spousal support cases is: “Should I move into an apartment at a low rent while I am waiting for the court to hear my case? In one court case, this frugality worked against the party seeking … Continue reading

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Restraining orders and custody

In accordance with  ORS 107.137 there is a rebuttable presumption that if one parent committed abuse against the other, then it is not in the child’s best interests to award that parent custody. However in Weismandel-Sullivan and Sullivan, 228 Or … Continue reading

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Prenuptual and postnuptual agreements

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements:  It is possible to enter into a contract with your future spouse designating which assets remain yours in the event of divorce and in the event of death how this asset shall be distributed.  These agreements … Continue reading

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Emergency custody order

An emergency custody order may be obtained if your child is in immediate danger and you need to suspend the other parent’s contact with the child in order to protect the child. See ORS 107.097 if you are seeking an … Continue reading

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Custody

Custody is normally awarded to the primary caregiver. This is defined as the person who spends the most time meeting the child’s needs.

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Premarital property

At the time of divorce, the asset and debts shall be divided equitable by the court. Any asset acquired during the marriage is deemed marital property. If you came into the marriage with property, it may also no subject to … Continue reading

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Relocation

In Oregon if a parent wants to move to a new state, then they may need to have the permission of the other parent or an order from the court to permit relocation.

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Modifications

Did you know you can modify a custody agreement?

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General Information

Liza Langford, Oregon Family Law Attorney will fight for your rights.  Her practice is located in the heart of downtown Portland. Please contact Liza Langford when you need an attorney to defend your rights.

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