Get a Divorce in Portland
McKinley Irvin's Portland office is a full-service divorce and family law firm. We are located in downtown Portland, across the street from the historic Heathman Hotel.
Our family lawyers and staff are committed to the Portland community and protecting what our clients value most. We provide exceptional personalized service and support, and are passionate in our efforts to achieve your goals and obtain a positive outcome.
Experienced Family Law Representation
Our lawyers are highly accomplished and compassionate legal advocates. Over the years, McKinley Irvin has helped numerous clients identify their goals and protect their interests. We devote our practice exclusively to divorce and family law, so that our depth of knowledge and breadth of experience in these matters provide maximum benefit to our clients.
Our attorneys handle the following family law matters:
Oregon Communities Served
We serve Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas including Beaverton, Hillsboro, West Linn, Lake Oswego, Tualatin, Happy Valley, Dunthorpe, and Tigard. If you are considering divorce in Multnomah County, Washington County, or Clackamas County, speaking with a qualified Oregon divorce lawyer can prepare you for what is ahead.
Meet with a Divorce & Family Law Attorney
Call us at (503) 395-0244 or submit a request for more information or to schedule a meeting with a divorce lawyer (in person, by phone, or via videoconference). Our Client Services team can help you determine which McKinley Irvin attorney is best suited for your case.
McKinley Irvin Portland Family Law Firm
1050 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 1115
Portland, OR 97204
Map / Directions
Directions to Our Portland Office:
1050 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 1115
Portland, OR 97204
Our office is in downtown Portland on SW Salmon Street and SW 6th Ave.
Please be aware: Some mapping systems do not provide correct directions to our location. Please double check your GPS instructions with our directions.
From North: Head south on I-5. Take exit 300B toward US 26 E/Oregon 99E/OMSI/Oregon City. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for Morrison Street/City Center, and merge onto the SE Morrison Bridge. Continue straight onto SW Washington Street. Turn left onto SW 5th Ave, then take a right on Main Street. Go one block to 6th Avenue and turn right. Halfway down the block on the right is the entrance to the PMC/City Center Parking Garage. The entrance to the office building is directly across from the parking garage.
From South: Head North on I-5. Take exit 299B on the left for Interstate 405N toward US 26W/City Center. Merge onto 405N. Take exit 1A, follow signs for City Center/S Waterfront. Continue straight onto S Harbor Dr. Turn right onto SW 4th Ave, and then turn left onto SW Main St. In about two blocks take a right onto SW 6th Ave. Halfway down the block on the right is the entrance to the PMC/City Center Parking Garage. The entrance to the office building is directly across from the parking garage.
From East: Head west on I-84/US 30W. Take the I-5 south exit on the left toward Beaverton/Salem/City Center. Keep right at the fork and follow signs for City Center. Merge onto the SW Morrison Bridge. Continue straight onto SW Washington Street. Turn left onto SW 5th Ave, then take a right on Main Street. Go one block to 6th Avenue and turn right. Halfway down the block on the right is the entrance to the PMC/City Center Parking Garage. The entrance to the office building is directly across from the parking garage.
From West: Head east on US26. Take exit 74 for Market Street. Take a left on 4th Street. Continue until you have reached SW Main Street and turn left. At about two blocks take a right onto SW 6th Ave. Halfway down the block on the right is the entrance to the PMC/City Center Parking Garage. The entrance to the office building is directly across from the parking garage.
Usually you would park in the PMC/City Center parking lot, but the current entrance is closed. Instead of turning onto 6th Ave, please turn into the parking structure on Main Street with the large P at the entrance (if you get to Arlene Schnitzer Hall, you’ve gone too far.)
From the garage, cross 6th Avenue to the 6th & Main office building. The elevators are located toward your left. There is a floor selection grid just as you enter the elevator bank.
Our Portland office is located near the famous Heathman Hotel and the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. There are countless restaurants within walking distance, including The Picnic House, Southpark Seafood, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and unique food trucks in Pioneer Square.
There is a Starbucks across 6th Avenue from our building.
Hotels: There are many hotels within walking distance of our office.
Childcare: Drop-in childcare is a short drive away. Call in advance for further information and to check availability.
Pet Care: Call to inquire about dog daycare options
Family Law FAQ
I live in Oregon but my spouse lives in Washington. Can I get a divorce in Portland?
You can get a divorce in Portland if you were married in Oregon and either spouse is a resident of Oregon at the time of filing the divorce case, or if you or your spouse lived in Oregon continuously for at least six months prior to the date your divorce case is filed. You must file for divorce in a county where you or your spouse currently live. However, your attorney does not need to be located in the same county where your divorce is filed.
How does a divorce case begin in Oregon state?
The process begins when a spouse files the petition. Once the petition is filed, you or your representative must serve your spouse with the appropriate papers. If the spouse wishes to contest the divorce petition, they must respond within 30 days from the date they were served.
How long does it take to get a divorce in Portland?
In Oregon state, on average, it may take between six and twelve months from the date your divorce case is filed until your divorce is final. However, the length of time varies depending on the complexity of the case. Cases with children, high assets, or contested divorce cases often take longer. Read our Guide to Divorce in Oregon (Part 1 – The Decision to Divorce - How long does it take to get a divorce?) for information about divorce timeframes.
Will the court consider spousal misconduct in my divorce case?
Oregon is a “no fault divorce” state, meaning the reasons of your divorce do not matter to the court. However, Oregon courts will sometimes consider spousal misconduct when determining the custody and parenting plan for your children, if the misconduct in question could endanger your children in any way.
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Careers at McKinley Irvin Portland
Our Portland office hosts some of Oregon’s best and brightest divorce attorneys and legal professionals. At McKinley Irvin, we are committed to providing our talent with the resources they need to succeed. We believe our employees are our greatest asset, so we invest in their professional growth with mentorship, training, and technology. We are on the leading edge of law firm business administration and family law practice.
Interested in Joining McKinley Irvin's Team of Professionals?
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If you are interested in a career at McKinley Irvin in our Portland office, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (503) 395-0244.
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