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How might you split up your family business during a divorce?

One of the more difficult parts of a divorce is when you and your spouse have to agree on how to split up your property. One of those possessions that you may have to reach an agreement about if your family business. There are many different ways that you may consider splitting it up.

Can I continue to parent my stepchildren after divorce?

One of the hardest parts of a divorce is making sure that the children in the family can move forward positively and maintain their relationship with their parental figures. If you are a stepparent, you likely have a strong bond with your stepchildren, and you will, therefore, be worried about losing that connection.

Gaining joint custody as a father

Knowing that you are going to see your child less often because of divorce can be heartbreaking as a father. You may worry that the bond between yourself and your child will weaken throughout the years and that you may not be granted the custody arrangement that you deserve,

How are business assets divided during divorce?

The finances of each spouse usually become intertwined during a marriage, and as a result, spouses tend to be somewhat financially dependent on each other. If the marriage ends in a divorce, spouses will need to unravel assets and income streams so that they are able to once again live independent lives.

Can I take a collaborative approach to divide divorce assets?

The process of dividing assets during a divorce has the potential to cause conflict. This is so much the case that is it quite common for divorcing spouses to accept a financial fight as an inevitability. However, these drawn-out court battles tend to have a negative impact on everyone involved; they are costly, cause high amounts of stress and can even affect the emotional well-being of the children.

Common questions about collaborative divorces

If you are thinking about filing for a divorce in Oregon, it is likely that you want to avoid stress as much as possible. Going through a contested divorce and engaging in a lawsuit can be financially costly, but it can also be emotionally stressful and upsetting since the entire process will be drawn out over a greater amount of time.

Can we adopt as an unmarried couple?

If you are an unmarried couple in the state of Oregon, you may consider yourself in a lifetime partnership regardless of the legalities. Therefore, if you are considering going through the process of adopting a child, you may wonder if you will be treated on the same terms as a married couple would.

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