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Helping Oregon Families Navigate the Divorce Process

Divorce for many people can be a terrifying concept. How will the bills get paid? What will happen to the children? Will I have to pay spousal support or child support? How much will a divorce cost? All of these are normal anxieties. At Arneson & Stewart, PC, we can significantly lower the stress you are feeling by providing you with valuable family law guidance. Our attorneys are also experienced in dealing with current and former military service members facing family law issues, and the special needs that those cases sometimes encompass.

Whether you are considering filing, or you've been served with divorce papers already, we can help you learn about your options and discuss important timelines. Our lawyers are skilled negotiators who will attempt to work out a settlement on your behalf that meets you and your children's needs in the areas of:

  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Parenting time and visitation
  • Enforcement issues/contempt
  • Marital asset division
  • Family Law for Service Members and Veterans
  • Spousal support/alimony
  • Post-decree modifications
  • Annulment
  • Immediate danger
  • Parenting with a restraining order


If negotiations fail, we are prepared to fight for your interests in court. We do this by preparing your case for trial from the first consultation. Our attorneys have more than 80 years of experience obtaining meaningful legal solutions for clients in Roseburg, Oregon, and the surrounding area. Contact us online or at 541-378-4674 or 866-958-3556 to discuss how we can meet your family law needs.

Unmarried Parents

Child custody proceedings can be complicated and highly emotional. You may be wondering what your rights are when you and your child's other parent are not on the same page regarding parenting time, child support and legal decision making power regarding your child. You need to know what rights you have under the law to protect your relationship with your child. Our lawyers handle many issues that non-married parents face:

  • Child custody (joint or sole)
  • Child support
  • Parenting time and visitation
  • Enforcement issues/contempt
  • Post-decree modifications
  • Establishing Paternity/Filiations
  • Immediate danger
  • Parenting with a restraining order

Drafting Family Law Documents

We also assist clients in drafting:

  • Prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Domestic partnership agreements
  • Separation agreements

Resolving Domestic Disputes

Incidents of domestic violence can lead to criminal charges and even divorce. Ensuring the safety of children and the victim is the first priority of the court. We have experience representing clients with both obtaining and defending against restraining orders. In cases in which children are alleged to be the victims of abuse, we skillfully represent clients in dependency hearings involving the Department of Human Services (DHS).

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Contact us online to schedule an appointment and discuss how we can help you plan for your family's future. Our office is open weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m, with evening and weekend appointments available upon request. We are conveniently located in Roseburg, across the street from the Douglas County Juvenile Detention Center, and near the Douglas County Jail and Courthouse. Visa, Mastercard and American Express are accepted.

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Arneson & Stewart, PC
318 S.E. Jackson Street
Roseburg, OR 97470
Phone: 541-378-4674
Toll Free: 866-958-3556
Fax: 541-673-9791
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