Entries by Forrest Collins

What is a Satisfaction of Judgment?

When someone owes child support, spousal support or a property settlement as part of an Oregon family law case, they have a “judgment” against them.  The way you clear the judgment against you is by having the other person sign a ‘Satisfaction of Judgment’ which gets filed with the court.  A Satisfaction of Judgment is […]

The Basics of Oregon Parenting Plans

Every Oregon divorce or custody case that includes minor children must include a parenting plan.  Here are some things to keep in mind when you are developing your parenting plan: General vs. Specific.  Parenting plans can be as general or as specific as you want them to be.  There are benefits of each type of […]

The Basics of Health Insurance in Oregon Divorce

Every Oregon divorce or custody case that involves children must include a provision about 1) who is going to cover the children on health insurance, and 2) how unreimbursed medical expenses are going to be paid for.  It can also address how parents’ health insurance is going to be handled, although that is not required. […]