Family Law Overview
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 & Styarfyr, 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:
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.
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:
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).
Helpful Family Law Links:
- Oregon Judicial Department Parenting Plans
- Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
- The Center for Divorce Education (Douglas County Approved Online Parenting Class Required for all cases involving Child Custody and Parenting Time)
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.