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Portland Divorce
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




Early this year, Multnomah County implemented a new local rule requiring mediation in family law cases.  Previously, all counties in the Portland metro area have had mandatory mediation regarding custody and parenting issues only.  This new rule in Multnomah county requires that parties engage in some type of mediation regarding […]

Multnomah County Mediation Requirement



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:


Family Time
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









Spousal Support Modification | Portland Oregon Divorce Attorney
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


Portland Oregon Child Custody Case Preparation
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