McKinley Irvin Blogs from June 2018

  • Making it Final: Your Post-Divorce Checklist

    Making it Final: Your Post-Divorce Checklist Even though your divorce is coming to a close, you're likely not finished just yet. You may feel impatient to put your divorce behind you and move forward with your life; but to do that, you need to make sure everything with your divorce is neatly squared away. As a newly divorced person, you may have new responsibilities, expenses, obligations, and a few additional items on your to-do list. You might need to make some changes to your financial situation, update your legal documents, and create a new plan for your immediate ...
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  • Oregon is NOT a Community Property State

    Oregon is NOT a Community Property State In any divorce case, property division is one of the most important matters of discussion, which is why anyone going through a divorce must understand how their state handles property division. In Oregon, we divide all marital assets through an equitable distribution system. In other words, all property shared in the marriage is susceptible to division in a way that is fair, but not necessarily equal. Some states, however, choose to follow community property laws, which vary from the equitable distribution system used in ...
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