Custodial parent wants to move away

What if I worry that the custodial parent wants to move away? Your lawyer can file what is called a motion for a status quo. These can be filed either before a General Judgment is filed, or after a General Judgment is filed. Basically the procedure is the same, notice is given to the other [...]

Grandparents, Step-Parent, 3d party Rights

Grandparents Rights, or Step-Parent Rights or other 3d party rights for Visitation and/or Custody Often I get calls from a grandparent who is very sad and hurt because their children are preventing them from seeing their grandchildren. Or maybe it’s a step-parent, who helped raise the other party’s child, and now they are divorcing and [...]

Marijuana & Parenting Time in Southern Oregon

I have a medical marijuana card. Marijuana is legal now anyway. How will a judge look at my medicinal use of marijuana when it comes to ruling on my parenting time with my children? The Court has the power to consider what are called “lifestyle” factors in determining custody and parenting time, but only if [...]

Restraining Orders

Restraining Orders Oregon’s Family Abuse Protection Act (FAPA) provides a quick way for victims of abuse to obtain court-ordered protection against an abusive party. To obtain a restraining order, a person must be able to give evidence that they have been the victim of abuse within the past 180 days. Alternatively, you must show that [...]

Divorce Attorney in Medford, Oregon

Divorce Attorney & Legal Separation Attorney in Medford, Oregon Wendy Levy is a dedicated and seasoned divorce attorney. She has been an attorney in Oregon since 2010, before that practicing in California since 1977. She is experienced, compassionate and takes control when you are at your lowest emotional point during your divorce or separation. Trust [...]

Frequently Asked Questions about Child Custody cases

Child Custody Lawyer in Medford, Oregon Giving You the Right Advice Related to Child Custody The parent with legal custody has the authority to make major decisions for the children, usually in the areas of religious upbringing, education, and medical treatment. For instance, the parent with custody decides if the children should go to private [...]

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