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Can I include a future windfall in my prenup?

Couples in Portland who own a significant amount of assets prior to marrying may consider executing a prenuptial agreement prior to marrying to protect what they already own in the event of a divorce. However, what if you anticipate a windfall in the future? Is there...

Alcoholism and child custody issues

Due to the pandemic, work, school and home life likely looks a bit different. While some families have adjusted to their new normal, divorced parents may find the situation a bit tougher to navigate. For Oregon parents with shared custody, it may be a constant juggle...

Planning for a special needs child

Having a special needs child requires planning to meet their immediate and long-term financial needs. A special needs trust can help provide for their needs into adulthood and after you die. This trust should be considered in your estate planning. Special needs trust...

Appraisals may help you in high-asset divorce

The outcome of your divorce's property division process can dictate what your financial wellbeing will look like for years, maybe even decades, to come. This may be especially true if you're facing a high-asset divorce. One reason property division is so challenging...

Understanding spousal support in Oregon

A divorce can cause many types of stress in a Portland resident’s life. They may have concerns about where they will live, and they may worry about what will happen to their kids when their marital relationship ends. For many divorcing parties, having enough money to...

Some myths regarding estate planning

Many Portland area residents have taken the time to create their estate plan. But there are still many who haven’t given estate planning a second thought. There are many reasons why an estate plan is important for almost everyone, regardless of age. And with so many...