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1. Don’t Panic You can get wrapped up in thinking of all kinds of things that you are afraid of. The most common fears are that you won’t have enough money, or that you won’t be able to see your children often. Most of these things are not going to […]

Ten Do’s and Don'ts when Going Through Your Divorce




Resilience
A word we seem to be hearing more and more, something I have been thinking about since my daughter had surgery on her foot in order to create an arch that was not present. The surgery itself was short, a day surgery, but the healing process is much longer and […]

Resilience:



I was looking back at all the pictures on my phone. There were several of family gathering. This past summer I was able to see both of my siblings and parents, all my children and grandchildren and a couple nieces and a cousin! It reminds me that we are a […]

Family Time








Beaverton, Oregon family lawyer and mediator on divorce, Laura Schantz, was interviewed by Divorce Magazine and asked her thoughts on the various aspects of divorce mediation and issues that may arise during the process. Click below for the audio of the podcast, or read the full transcript below. What happens […]

Spousal Support Modification



Beaverton, Oregon family lawyer and mediator on divorce, Laura Schantz, was interviewed by Divorce Magazine and asked her thoughts on the various aspects of divorce mediation and issues that may arise during the process. Click below for the audio of the podcast, or read the full transcript below. Child Custody […]

Child Custody Case Preparation


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  The Season of Giving It is hard to believe the holiday season is already upon us. The holidays, although busy and stressful, have been said to be “the most wonderful time of the year”.  But for many the opposite can be said. The holiday season should remind us of […]

The Season of Giving