Oregon Legal Marital Separation
Oregon law provides a methodology for spouses to legally separate without divorcing. The process is much like a divorce, and encompasses division of marital property, child-related issues, and issues of support. At the conclusion, the parties will be separated as a matter of law, but are still married. A legal separation will not allow either spouse to remarry.
Generally, our firm does not recommend legal separations except in very narrow circumstances. That said, there certainly are situations where a separation is appropriate. Contact our experienced family law lawyers to discuss your particular circumstances and whether a legal separation is correct for you.
What To Expect In A Legal Consultation
As a service to clients, we meet with all potential clients in person, preferably with two attorneys, for the first consultation. This allows us to determine which lawyer is best-suited for any given case, based on the subject matter and the client’s personality. In addition to the client getting two-for-the-price-of-one, this allows both lawyers to meet potential clients and hear the background of each case. Although ultimately only one lawyer will handle the case, the other will then know the basics of each case and can answer questions when a client calls. We offer this initial consultation for a flat-fee of $100.00. Contact a Portland, Oregon legal marital separation lawyer to see what your options are.