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6 Portland Family Holiday Events

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It’s already December somehow. Though there’s no telling yet if we’re going to have a white Christmas, holiday cheer has already invaded Portland big time. Lights and decorations shine brightly at night, we’re thinking about working on our shopping lists, and the tree is already up at Pioneer Courthouse Square. This time of year, most of us have a thousand things going on. We have plans to finalize, preparations to make, and the kids not …

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7 Back To School Tips For Divorced Dads

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It’s hard to believe it’s almost time for the kids to go back to school. Depending on where you live, it may have already happened. It’s always tough for the kids to give up the freedom of summer break and return to the classroom. But it’s often equally difficult for the parents, especially newly divorced dads. Adjusting takes time, but we’ve got some tips that may help. The start of a new school year often …

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5 Family Adventures

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It’s somehow already almost the end of summer. August crept up on us, stores are advertising back-to-school sales, and the kids are already dreading the return to the classroom. You may wonder where the summer went—it happens to all of us. But don’t worry, there’s still time to squeeze in more seasonal adventures before kids go back to school. One of the great benefits of living where we do is the wealth of events and …

For Father’s Day: 10 Great Movie Dads

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Father’s Day is upon us once again, the holiday where we celebrate dads and everything they do for us. There are countless ways to mark the occasion. It’s almost officially summer, the weather’s getting better day-to-day, and barbecues and baseball games are classic ways to spend a sunny afternoon. But one of our most cherished Father’s Day traditions is watching movies with the old man. (Or with the kids if you’re the old man.) With …

7 Uniquely Portland Ways To Celebrate The Holidays

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Portland already had its first snowfall of the year, but only time will tell if there’s a white Christmas in store. But even if that doesn’t happen, there are still plenty of ways to celebrate holiday cheer around town. If you’re like us, you probably have a ton going on this time of year. There’s shopping to do and festivities to plan, and the kids being out of school only complicates matters. This tends to …

10 Great Thanksgiving Movies To Watch After Dinner

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So you, your family, and friends just polished off a 17-pound turkey, the last bit of cranberry sauce in town, and all the potatoes Idaho produced last year. Football’s done for the day. People are cleaning up after the parades. What do you do now? As the tryptophan courses through your veins and your body tackles the Herculean task of digestion, physical activity is off the table. You know what sounds perfect? Settling back into …

10 Great Movies To Watch With Dad On Father’s Day

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A holiday designed to celebrate dads and everything they do for us, Father’s Day is almost here. It’s an opportunity to remind our dads how grateful we are for everything they do, to commemorate parental bonds, and applaud their influence on our lives. You can celebrate fathers and fatherhood in countless ways. As it falls on the third Sunday of June, barbecues are always a good option, as are baseball games and other outdoor activities. …

March Madness: Goldberg Jones Bracket Challenge

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  Who’s on Fire? Who is going to razzle-dazzle this tournament and take home the NCAA National Championship Trophy? With the Journey to the Tourney reaching its end, it is time to start predicting the teams that will duel it out to the end. However, the competition is not limited to the court—Goldberg Jones will be holding its annual Bracket Challenge. Think your bracket has the best spread? Fill out the bracket at tournament.fantasysports.yahoo.com. Prove …

What is a Divorce Deposition?

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The term “divorce deposition” sounds much more ominous than it really is. Simply stated, it is a tool used by attorneys to obtain information from both parties during a divorce. The deposition is a formal interview conducted by court personnel like an attorney or a paralegal. Depositions are not unique to family law, and while you may hear the term “divorce deposition”, that simply refers to a deposition that is being used in a divorce …


Race for Justice: Supporting the St. Andrew’s Legal Clinic

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The legal community converged on the Madeleine Parish last Saturday for the annual Race for Justice. It was a full day of community events that brought together attorneys, judges, administrators, volunteers, and kids of all ages. The day’s festivities were highlighted by a 5K run/walk, a kid’s fun run, and a beer­–and–pizza brunch. The event is an annual fundraiser for the St. Andrew Legal Clinic and Goldberg Jones is a proud sponsor once again. The …


Congrats to the 2013 GJBCC Lincoln William!

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Louisville may have taken the NCAA Division I title, but Lincoln William emerged victorious in this year’s Goldberg Jones Bracket Challenge. William’s bracket picks bested the other 260 participants and earned him the reward of a $250 Amazon Gift Card. William picked 43 of the 63 games correctly and his bracket earned 145 out of a possible 192 points. William beat last year’s winner by 29 points and securing him the 2012 Goldberg Jones Bracket Challenge title. …

Attorney Michael Riedel Joins the Goldberg Jones Team

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Our team of talented divorce lawyers is growing. Goldberg Jones is proud to welcome Michael Riedel to the Portland office. We work hard to protect our clients’ rights and we are always excited when we add  a talented attorney like Michael to our team. Michael is a skilled attorney dedicated to defending the rights and assets of men and fathers. As a father himself, Michael understands the importance of protecting a father’s access to his …

Goldberg Jones sponsors Race for Justice

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Recently we had the pleasure of sponsoring the 12th Annual St. Andrew Legal Clinic (SALC) Race for Justice. The race raised more than $153,000. That money will go towards funding the legal clinic and helping low-income families in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas and Columbia counties. Goldberg Jones is proud to support SALC and their work providing legal advocacy for adoption, child custody and support, protection orders, guardianship, parenting time and spousal support. Over the past 35 …