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Top 3 Things to Know About Child Custody Disputes in Oregon

In this episode, we discuss the top 3 to know about child custody disputes in Oregon. We discuss the difference between legal custody and parenting time. We explore the concept of the best interest of the child and the six factors courts will take into account when deciding custody. Finally, we explore noteworthy forms of evidence the court will consider in a custody hearing or trial, such as testimony, expert testimony, and custody evaluations.

Posted on October 16, 2018

Categories: Child Custody, Explainers & Tutorials

Tags: best interest of the child, child custody, joint custody, oregon family law, parenting time, sole custody

Episode 8: How Much a Lawyer Costs in a Family Law Case: Pros and Cons

In this episode, I discuss the pros and cons of having a lawyer in a family law case rather than going pro se. I discuss how the decision is based on the complexity of the case as well as time and expenses. I discuss the differences between billable hour, flat fee, and limited scope representation. I discuss things to look for when hiring an attorney.

Posted on August 25, 2018

Categories: Legal Representation

Tags: attorney fees, limited scope representation, oregon family law

Episode 7: Child Support When the Child is Over 18

In this episode, I talk about the obligation to pay child support as it pertains to children the age of 18 and above. I talk about the category of “children in school” and the obligation under Oregon law to provide support to children under 21 but in school. I talk about the limited ability to obtain child support over the age of 21, except in rare circumstances.

Posted on August 16, 2018

Categories: Child Support, Uncategorized

Tags: child attending school, child over 18, child support, oregon family law, support for children after 18

Episode 6: Paternity Suits in Oregon and Establishing or Disputing Paternity

In this episode, I discuss Oregon paternity suits, or filiation proceedings. I discuss the purpose of establishing paternity, the parties entitled to bring a paternity claim, the evidence that is considered in a paternity dispute, and how someone can dispute paternity.

Posted on August 16, 2018

Categories: Paternity

Tags: disputing paternity, establishing paternity, filiation proceedings, oregon family law, paternity

Oregon Domestic Abuse and FAPA Orders: 3 Things to Know

In this explainer video, I discuss the key aspects of Oregon family court restraining orders in instances of domestic violence, which are known as FAPA orders (Family Abuse Prevention Act orders). I discuss the legal showing one must make in order to obtain the order, and how the order is limited to family and household members. I discuss the timing parameters when someone submits a petition for a FAPA order, the ex parte hearing, and the timeline for response for someone who is served with an order. I further discuss the components of a FAPA order and potential criminal liability and impact once an order is imposed.

Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Domestic Abuse, Explainers & Tutorials

Tags: domestic abuse, domestic violence, fapa, fapa hearing, fapa order, oregon family law, restraining order

Oregon Divorce and Distributing the House: 4 Basic Facts You Should Know

THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! This video is educational only. If you need legal advice, please CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY!

In this video, I discuss four basic things to know about Oregon Divorce and Distributing the House. I discuss the difference equitable distribution, the difference between marital assets and marital property, and how courts try to make a just and proper division depending on the classification. I discuss the classification of a home as a marital asset, what equity is, and how the courts divide equity in the home. I discuss the many ways an Oregon court may choose to divide the equity in the home, and how the court views a custodial parent of minor children when distributing the home.

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Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Explainers & Tutorials, Property Division

Tags: divorce, equitable distribution, just and proper division, marital assets, marital property, oregon divorce, oregon family law

Episode 5: Temporary Custody Orders in Oregon Divorce

In this episode, I talk about temporary custody issues before final judgment in a divorce or child custody case. I briefly touch on financial restraining orders in divorce cases compared to the availability of orders on child custody before a final settlement or trial. I talk about emergency custody orders, and the differences between a temporary custody order and a status quo order, or temporary protective order of restraint.

Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Child Custody

Tags: child custody, emergency custody order, oregon family law, status quo order, temporary custody, temporary custody order, temporary protective order of restraint

Episode 4: FAPA Restraining Orders and Hearings

On this episode, I talk about the restraining orders under the Family Abuse and Prevention Act (FAPA). I talk about the application of the preponderance of the evidence standards, the timelines of the order, what an order would entail, and how long an order lasts.

Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Domestic Abuse

Tags: domestic abuse, domestic violence, family court protective order, fapa, fapa hearing, fapa order, oregon family law, restraining order

Episode 3: Parenting Plans When Your Child is an Infant

In this epsiode, I discuss the approach of Oregon courts to parenting plans. I discuss the benefits of developing a plan and how parenting plan guides are available through the Oregon Courts website. I discuss the differences between plans and the factors that determine those differences. We explore the different plan guides for infants aged 0-3 years of age, and how those differences are determined by the schedules of the parents.

Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Uncategorized

Tags: child custody, infant child, oregon family law, parenting plans, parenting time

Episode 2: Child Custody and What Happens When a Parent Interferes with Parenting Time

In this episode, I discuss child custody in Oregon and how courts react when one parent interferes or sabotages the child's relationship with the other parent.

Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Child Custody

Tags: child custody, custodial interference, oregon family law, parenting time

Episode 1: Welcome to the Oregon Family Law Guy Podcast

Inaugural episode of the Oregon Family Law Guy podcast, a show meant to educate on the ins and outs of family law in Oregon

Welcome to the Oregon Family Law Guy Podcast! In this inaugural episode, I talk about the scope of the podcast, about how the purpose of the podcast is to help Oregonians become acquainted with the ins and outs of family law in Oregon, and about how this is not legal advice but simply a resource for those interested in learning the basics of family law. I talk about how the podcast is on YouTube, and will be made available for our Facebook page.

Posted on August 12, 2018

Categories: Uncategorized

Tags: family law podcast, oregon family law

 

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