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October 20, 2015

 

 

 

 

Marital Dissolution, or Divorce, is a tough obstacle for anyone to overcome.  Choosing to end your marriage can mean many things for your finances, your family, and your well-being.  Luckily, Morinaka Schworm is here to help you minimize the damage that might come from such a decision.

 

A Divorce begins with filing a Petition for Dissolution along with a lot of supporting paperwork with the court in the county where you reside.  The petition is finalized when a judge signs a Judgment that legally ends your marriage and dictates the terms of your property division, spousal support, child support, and child custody.

 

This process can tak...

October 19, 2015

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Your children and their well-being will be the most important aspect of your divorce, and custody and parenting time determinations may be the most contested and emotionally difficult issues you face. We will work with you, and when necessary, fight for you, to resolve custody and parenting time disputes to meet you and your children’s needs.

 

In Oregon, "joint" custody is only available if both parties agree to it.  Otherwise, one parent or the other will obtain sole and legal physical custody of the children.  Sole custody simply means that one parent will have the sole legal ability to make  decisions about certain things (such as where a child at...

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