Often one spouse stays out of the workforce in order to raise the children, or to help care for the parties’ elderly parents. In those cases, spousal support (formerly known as alimony) can help the parties divorce on as equal a basis as possible. In Oregon there are three types of spousal support: transitional, compensatory and maintenance. The type of spousal support that may be appropriate depends on the length of the marriage, whether one party has contributed to the other’s education, and the health of the parties. It is important to address the issue of spousal support in any divorce or dissolution of a registered domestic partnership.
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As we mentioned in a recent post, McGuire + Thompson, LLC won a victory in the Oregon Court of Appeals at the end of last year. We are happy to note that the case has also received some attention in the blogosphere. Check out these articles at The BabyPost and Mommyish for a fresh perspective…
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