Can I keep the inheritance that I received during the marriage?

What happens when one spouse in a marriage receives a gift or inheritance? Does it automatically become jointly-owned? During the marriage it may not seem to matter, particularly when the inheritance or gift is being enjoyed by both parties. But unlike other marital...
Can I move to another state with my child?

Can I move to another state with my child?

A common question from post-divorce parents is “Can I move to another state with my child” or “Can I stop my ex-spouse from moving to another state with my child.” The law surrounding relocation of a child (often called “move away” cases) is complex and fact-specific....
Four Tech Tips to Facilitate Co-Parenting

Four Tech Tips to Facilitate Co-Parenting

By Jill Brittle After divorce or separation, clients often ask for tools or tips to help facilitate co-parenting. Parents are in the position of establishing new methods of communication and juggling the children’s schedules between two homes. There are a multitude of...
Keeping Costs Down In An Oregon Divorce

Keeping Costs Down In An Oregon Divorce

We’ve all heard the horror stories about divorces that go off the rails and cost parties a fortune. It is popular wisdom that divorces are expensive. However, this does not have to be case, and there are many ways that parties can keep costs to a minimum during...