How long does it take for a divorce to be final in Oregon?
Divorce in Oregon usually takes less than 2 weeks from the filing of the Co-Petition or 5-6 weeks from the time the spouse is served in a Single Petition Divorce. At the end of the 2-6 week period, a Judge will sign the Divorce Decree and you will be sent a copy. We provide the waiver for any applicable waiting period.
What is considered abandonment in Oregon?
When one spouse physically abandons children, leaving them in the care of the other parent, it creates a situation where the remaining parent has custody by default. In certain instances, the court may even terminate a parent’s rights in the cases of abandonment.
Who gets the house in a divorce in Oregon?
In Oregon, the court will presume that the spouses contributed equally to the acquisition of most property during marriage, regardless of what title says. Property acquired equally will be split equally. The only assets left out of this presumption are gifts to one spouse that are always kept separate.