Many couples take trips together from time to time, whether they have a large family with many kids living at home, do not have any kids or have adult children who now live on their own. These vacations often help restore a couple’s sense of love and even help some people save their marriage, offering a break from daily stressors and a change of pace.
Putting a legal end to marriage takes a basic understanding of the elements that go into the process. If you and your spouse have children, the stakes are higher.
Minor children need someone in their lives who takes care of them and provides for them. Sometimes, their parents are unable to do this.
As bad as a prenup may sound, it is one of the tools that helps to protect the financial wellbeing of families. As described in the online magazine HERMONEY, a prenuptial agreement is the heart of a contract signed before marriage.
An Oregon family court judge will divide all marital assets and property fairly between a couple, including virtual currencies. Under the state’s equitable distribution system, both individuals may claim their fair share of any asset acquired during a marriage, unless an agreement specifies otherwise.
The country continues to evolve a better understanding of the many gender identities and sexual orientations that come together to build strong, supportive families. As polyamorous or multiple-party marriages become more common in Oregon, non-traditional families still face unique challenges while the law catches up to the reality of everyday life.
After you pass, probate is the legal process that your loved ones will go through to distribute your estate. Often, people will advise you not to go through the probate process.
The state of Oregon recognizes same-sex marriages in the same way as heterosexual couples. However, when it comes to having children and securing the rights should the couple divorce, same-sex couples face unique challenges.
Oregon couples who decide to get a divorce will have to split their assets up in an equitable or equal way. We at Mastanduno Law Group are here today to discuss a matter that high asset couples in particular may face: the hiding of assets by one spouse from another.