Real Estate Considerations for an Oregon Divorce

At Jill Brittle Family Law Group, we know that one of the most common issues faced by divorcing couples if the sale of a family home. This often leads to questions about valuation and questions about how to prepare your home for sale. Additionally, in 2020, parties have to consider how the

When are attorneys for children useful/necessary and does that vary by county?

Dissolution of marriage or other family law matters are often very emotional and scary for children. When parents cannot come to an agreement about custody or parenting time in a high conflict case, sometimes the court will appoint an attorney specifically to represent the child’s interests. This may also happen if there

Talking to Children About Divorce

Parents beginning the divorce process often ask us for advice on how and when to talk to children about the upcoming changes in their lives. In this video interview, Owner/Lead Attorney Jill Brittle spoke with Lisa Gabardi, PhD, who suggests talking to children together in a neutral area of the home, to

Emailing Your Coparent

Clients often ask us for practical advice about how to write emails to their coparent. Parents may be concerned about how to pose things from a legal perspective (Example: Will it hurt my case if I say this?), but generally their main concern is how the information will be received by or

Communication Tips for Coparents

Parents often struggle to communicate well with their coparent, whether that communication is via email, text, face-to-face meetings, or phone calls. In this video interview, Owner/Lead Attorney Jill Brittle spoke with Lisa Gabardi, PhD, who provides useful tips on how to center oneself before a difficult conversation and how to practice skills

Divorce Adjustment and Coping

Self-care is one of the most important tasks for parties going through a divorce or other family law matter. Research shows that the divorce process is akin to the grieving process that follows a death, leaving parties struggling with the accompanying emotions in the midst of a financially challenging time. In this

Social Media and Dissolution

Emails, text, direct messages, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, online dating apps, and other forms of social media can be used for a variety of purposes in your divorce case. Social media is used more and more often in determining division of marital assets, child custody and parenting time, child support, and spousal