Why did you become an attorney? I became an attorney because I have always been... more
Why did you become an attorney? I became an attorney because I have always been interested in the law. There is also an innate desire to help people that motivates me to practice family law and criminal defense specifically. How long have you been practicing law? I have been a lawyer since 1997. What did you do before opening your own law firm? I worked as a deputy District A... view profile
Jay Bodzin was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and moved to Oregon in 1998 to... more
Jay Bodzin was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and moved to Oregon in 1998 to attend Reed College. He graduated in 2002 with a B.A. in Political Science, and a Senior Reactor Operator's license for Reed's nuclear research reactor - the first political science major to ever hold this position. After graduation, he worked as a dispatcher for a small locally-owned delivery company. In 2004... view profile
I firmly believe that battles in the legal arena, as well as in life,should be... more
I firmly believe that battles in the legal arena, as well as in life,should be wisely and selectively chosen. I do my best to ensure that I'm giving the best advice I can, taking into account the costs of proceeding, the likelihood of success, the risks of defeat, and the realities of the mental and emotional toll that litigation can take on a person and their circle. I am married, have two ki... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.
Divorce / Separation Lawyers in cities near Clackamas, OR