Online Resources for Parents
Oregon State Bar
The Oregon State Bar provides legal resources and attorney information.
Oregon Judicial Department (OJD)
Oregon Child Suport Program
This site contains general information as well as calculators to determine different child support scenarios.
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers provides a wide range of information and resources for people navigating divorce.
This is a general resource site for anyone going through a divorce.
State Family Law Advisory Committee (SFLAC)
The Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court appoints SFLAC members to advise the State Court Administrator on family law issues in the courts.
Online Resources About Children’s Needs During Divorce
Up to Parents
This site has many suggestions on how to stay focused on children when a family undergoes divorce.
Child Centered Solutions
This is a Portland based organization devoted to protecting the rights of children involved in high-conflict domestic relations cases.
Kids in the Middle
This is a site with suggestions on how to minimize the impact of divorce on children.
Online Resources for Single Parents
This site is designed as a single parent network.
Online Resources for Grandparents and Third Parties
Family & Community Health (OSU Extension Service)
This site provides an 84 page publication regarding grandparent and third party issues.
Online Resources for Blended Families
National Stepfamily Resource Center
This is the site of the National Stepfamily Resource Center.
For stepfamilies seeking advice about the complexities of blending two families following divorce.
Online Resource for Effective and Safe Communication
Our Family Wizard
You must sign up for this site and there is an annual fee. Families use this online platform for sharing information and communicating about children following divorce. The annual cost is a fraction of an attorney (or evaluators) hourly fee!
Relevant Oregon Statutes
Factors considered in determining legal custody of minor children
Rights of a person who establishes emotional ties creating a child-parent relationship or ongoing personal relationship (grandparents and third parties)
Joint custody of a child, modification
Investigation of parties in domestic relations suit involving children