McKinley Irvin Blogs from December 2014

  • Oregon is an "Equitable Distribution" State: What Does that Mean?

    Unless a fair and reasonable division of property can be agreed upon, Oregon law states that a couple must divide their property under the principle of equitable distribution in a divorce. Equitable distribution means that the court will divide their property in a way that it deems fair, which may not be an equal division. How Equitable Distribution Affects Your Divorce The first step in any property division is deciding what property belongs to the marriage, known as marital property, and what property separately belongs to ...
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