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Child & Spousal Support Attorneys in Portland

Compassionate & Meaningful Family Law Representation in Oregon

There are many emotionally charged issues surrounding divorce and the children of single parents. Child support, spousal support, and paternity are among the most stressful. These are legal areas where many people make the mistake of relying on information and advice from friends and family. This is a risk you may later regret. If you need a Portland child support attorney focused on identifying practical solutions, we encourage you to contact our firm.

Landerholm Family Law can be reached at (888) 981-9511 for a phone consultation.

Child Support Laws in Oregon

Child support agreementChild support is a required state-ordered program. It is not optional. It does not affect your custody arrangements or your rights. The amount of support is ordered by the state is based on a standard calculation using the income earned by both parents.

Sometimes there are circumstances that a standard calculation can't take into account. The best time for a lawyer to negotiate for a modified support payment is during the first application. If you want to honor your responsibilities as a parent while protecting your financial interests, we are here to help.

Contact one of our experienced Portland family lawyer at (888) 981-9511 for an initial phone consultation.

Do I Have to Pay Spousal Support

Whether you are frightened that your divorce will leave you single and needing employment outside of the home for the first time in many years or frightened that you will not be able to meet all of your obligations on your single income, spousal support is a financial arrangement intended to help you establish your independence and transition out of your marriage.

Spousal support is potentially available when:

  • Your spouse earns more than you
  • You need additional funds to help provide for yourself and your children
  • You spent a significant portion of your life caring for your family as a homemaker or a medical caretaker

Establishing Paternity & Child Support

If you are trying to establish paternity for any reason, we are available to assist.

There are two primary reasons for legally establishing paternity:

  • Fathers - Many single noncustodial fathers struggle to establish and sustain a relationship with their children. The only way to guarantee access to your children is by legally establishing paternity and pursuing court orders clearly outlining child custody and parenting time. In most cases, the court will require mediation in a child custody case.
  • Mothers - For mothers who are struggling to support themselves and their children, using the court system to legally establish the father's identity and secure child support can help ease the financial burden.

Experienced Portland Spousal Support & Child Support Lawyer

Call Landerholm Family Law to arrange a phone consultation with one of our experienced child support and spousal support lawyers. Our office is conveniently located in Portland, Oregon, where we serve clients throughout the Portland Metro.

We look forward to serving you! Schedule a consultation when you call us at (888) 981-9511 or contact us online now.

About Our Team Portland, Oregon City & Salem Family Law Firm

At our family law firm, we understand the importance of taking an individualized approach to working with clients. Our goal is to give our clients stability and confidence during a difficult time of their lives. From start to finish, we can provide the personalized counsel you deserve.

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