Goldberg Jones

Divorce Lawyers For Men

Oregon State family law was not written to discriminate against husbands and fathers, but many men feel that is the practical result. Our team of Portland divorce lawyers can help you navigate through the process and protect what’s important.
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(503) 731-8888 Or 1-800-DIVORCE
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Goldberg Jones

Divorce Lawyers For Men

Oregon state law, as written, does not discriminate against husbands and fathers, though many men feel that is the practical result. Our team of Portland divorce lawyers helps you navigate through the family law process and protects what’s most important.
Free Case Review

(503) 731-8888 Or 1-800-DIVORCE
Phone questions answered by our managing attorney at no charge!

Portland Divorce Attorneys

As Portland’s premier family law firm for men, our attorneys represent the rights of husbands and fathers in divorce, child custody, support, and all other family law cases.
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Divorce For Men

Filing For Divorce In Oregon

Divorce is much more than filing paperwork. It can become complicated, quickly. This disrupts your life, and the lives of the people you care about. If you’re going to end your marriage, you need to protect yourself and what matters most.
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Child custody

How Is Child Custody Decided?

Married or unmarried, child custody is one of the most important issues fathers face. Parenting plans, custody and visitation arrangements put in place here establish all future contact with your kids.
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Child Support

How Is Child Support Calculated?

Child support is one of the biggest expenses after divorce and custody cases. Payments cover the cost of food, shelter, clothing, and other expenses. You may be entitled to receive or obligated to make payments.
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Fathers' Rights

What Are A Father's Rights?

It can be disorienting trying to make sense of complex issues like child custody, spousal support, and the division of assets and debt. It is important to understand your rights as a husband or father under Oregon divorce laws.
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Divorce

How To Divorce In Oregon: Forms and Filing

There are hearings, mediation, meetings with attorneys, arbitration, custody disputes, division of property, and more. And then you have the divorce forms to contend with.
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Property Division

How Is Student Loan Debt Divided in A Divorce?

For the most part, student loan debt acquired before marriage remains separate property. Student loan debt in a divorce becomes a bit more problematic when acquired during the marriage.
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Divorce

Is There An Advantage to Filing For Divorce First?

Being the one to file for divorce first definitely gets the ball rolling. But that doesn’t always mean it puts you in an advantageous spot.
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Divorce

How Does Oregon Divide Property During A Divorce?

Before getting down to the business of the division of property, it’s important to know that there are two kinds: separate property and joint property. Oregon treats both types of assets differently.
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Divorce

Divorce Jurisdiction: Where You File Matters

Laws vary a great deal from one state to the next, and even from county to county. Where you live has an influence on how the courts divide property, rule on child custody, and even determine child and spousal support.
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Divorce

Why Moving Out Too Soon Can Be The Biggest Mistake You Make

Moving out during a divorce may seem like a natural choice, especially in high-conflict situations, but has a lasting impact on custody, the division of property, and spousal support.
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Goldberg Jones

How We're Different

When you call many other law firms, the first person you speak to is often a middleman, salesperson, or not even a lawyer at all.

At Goldberg Jones, our managing attorney, Colin, talks directly to each and every person who contacts us. Even before an in-person consultation, Colin takes your phone questions at no charge, giving you the information you need right now.

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Information You Need

Family law is our sole focus. Whether you’re facing divorce, child custody or child support issues, we steer you through the process and help protect what’s most valuable.

We have an ever-expanding collection of resources, including things you know to ask about and things you may not.

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Assessment and Guidance

No two cases are ever identical. Colin Amos, our managing attorney, examines the details of every case, assesses your individual situation, and provides guidance on how best to proceed.

Our Portland-based divorce attorneys are well versed in both Oregon and Washington laws and offer professional, honest representation.
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Divorce Process

Common Mediation Questions And Answers

When it comes to mediation, there are three types to choose from. Each has its own peculiarities, and which is best for you depends on the circumstances.
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Child Custody

How Does Legal Marijuana Affect Child Custody?

On an academic level, legal marijuana impacts child custody similarly to alcohol consumption. But, the courts don’t always treat the two substances the same way.
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Child Support

How Do You Qualify For A Child Support Modification?

Essentially, if the numbers you initially used to determine the amount have undergone dramatic change, you may be qualified to recalculate.
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Child Custody

Oregon Custody Factors: Best Interest Of The Child

The best interest of the child is paramount. Where is the safest, most stable, healthiest place for the child to live? How do the courts go about determining this?
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Child Support

Child Attending School: Can Support Go Past 18?

In Oregon, post-secondary support for a child attending school covers various endeavors. If you live in Oregon, support is required unless otherwise negotiated.
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Divorce Process

Does Oregon Have Common-Law Marriage?

The short answer is no, Oregon doesn’t have common-law marriage. Oregon likes to keep it simple. However, the state does acknowledge those from other places.
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"Child" Custody

Oregon Pet Laws: The Legal Value of Pets

Oregon pet laws classify them as property, and courts can distribute them as such. When it comes to determining who gets pet custody, there are a number of factors.
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Divorce Process

Motion For Contempt: Violating a Parenting Plan

A motion for contempt is essentially an official means of requesting enforcement proceedings to compel the other party to abide by the parenting plan.
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