Monthly Archives: March 2011

Tax Aspects of Divorce in Oregon

The following is intended to address some of the oft-asked aspects relating to tax issues during or after a divorce. As a disclaimer, nothing in this entry is meant to provide legal advice to your particular situation. There are unique circumstances in every divorce, and the tax consequences may vary from case to case. A.
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The Basics of Compensatory Spousal Support in Oregon

Determining the correct amount of spousal support is one of the most difficult tasks in family law. There is no pre-set formula or statutorily imposed calculation that determines the correct support amount. For this reason, the amount and duration of spousal support vaiers widely from case to case. There are several important factors that a
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Administrative Law Child Support Hearings

Parties with minor children can petition the State of Oregon to modify child support payments every three years, or anytime there is a “substantial change of circumstance”. ORS 25. 020 (8)(b)(B). A substantial change of circumstances typically means one of the parties experienced an increase or decrease in gross income, or there is a significant
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