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IID Requirement Continues After DUI

How long does the IID requirement continue after a DUI? In Oregon, whether you are in the DUI diversion program ...
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What Does The Court Look At When Determining Custody In Oregon? Part 2 of 2

This is second part of our blog post on What Courts Look at When Determining Custody in Oregon. If you ...
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What Does The Court Look At When Determining Custody In Oregon? Part 1 of 2

In Oregon, a Court cannot order joint custody unless both parties agree to it, so if the parties cannot agree, ...
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When should I consider parenting time modifications?

Any parent should consider parenting time modifications when the current parenting plan is not working well. Here are some examples ...
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Criminal Defense

IID Requirement Continues After DUI

How long does the IID requirement continue after a DUI? In Oregon, whether you are in the DUI diversion program ...
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What to Wear (AND NOT WEAR) to Court

Remember that this is usually your first and only time to impress the judge or jury.  You want to dress ...
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DUI and DUII’s: How to Handle a DUI

Many prospective clients ask me, "How do I handle a DUI?" Your DUI defense starts immediately. It is important to ...
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Prosecutorial (In)Discretion

As a former prosecutor, I was called upon to use my discretion to decide whether to charge a person with ...
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Family Law

What Does The Court Look At When Determining Custody In Oregon? Part 2 of 2

This is second part of our blog post on What Courts Look at When Determining Custody in Oregon. If you ...
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What Does The Court Look At When Determining Custody In Oregon? Part 1 of 2

In Oregon, a Court cannot order joint custody unless both parties agree to it, so if the parties cannot agree, ...
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When should I consider parenting time modifications?

Any parent should consider parenting time modifications when the current parenting plan is not working well. Here are some examples ...
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Types Of Child Custody in Oregon

In Oregon, there are several types of child custody: sole legal custody, joint legal custody, split legal custody, and physical ...
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What to Wear (AND NOT WEAR) to Court

Remember that this is usually your first and only time to impress the judge or jury.  You want to dress ...
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Can I handle a divorce on my own or should I hire a Divorce Attorney?

There are only a few circumstances where it could make sense to do your own divorce without a divorce attorney.   ...
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5 Questions to ask before hiring your Divorce Attorney or Custody Lawyer

In any type of case hiring an attorney is an important decision. Finding the right Divorce Attorney or Custody Lawyer ...
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Explaining Child Custody and Visitation

In Oregon, child custody and visitation are related but different concepts. A parent can have full custodial rights, but limited ...
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Relax! Your divorce lawyer has got this!

I’ve got my own catchphrase that I use when my kids get worried about how things are going – “Dad’s ...
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Child Support Satisfaction v. Non-Enforcement

If you are obligated to pay child support and have reached an agreement with the parent receiving support to stop ...
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Other

Do I Need To Hire A DUI Lawyer?

I’ve been asked more than once, “Why do I need to hire a DUI lawyer?” If you’ve been arrested for ...
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Attorney Consultation

I just got off the phone with someone who wondered why it is so important to have an attorney consultation before ...
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341 meeting of creditors questions

When you file for bankruptcy, the bankruptcy court will automatically schedule a meeting with the Trustee, called a "341 meeting" ...
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Why do I need an attorney for a traffic ticket?

Why do I need an attorney for a traffic ticket? The fact of the matter is that many people would ...
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