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
Laurel joined Stahancyk, Kent & Hook in 1999 and was elected a shareholder in 2004.... more
Laurel joined Stahancyk, Kent & Hook in 1999 and was elected a shareholder in 2004. Laurel litigates dissolution cases throughout the states of Oregon and Washington, successfully representing clients in all matters relating to family law, which can include: divorce, legal separation, domestic partnership in Oregon, modification of spousal support and child support, prenuptial, postnuptial agre... view profile
Sonya Fischer has extensive experience as an advocate for vulnerable populations.... more
Sonya Fischer has extensive experience as an advocate for vulnerable populations. Her activism stems from parenting a child with severe developmental disabilities. The institutional barriers she experienced as a young mother inspired her to speak up and create change for others. A member of the Oregon State Bar since 2003, and selected as an 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 “Rising Star,” Son... view profile
Jody Stahancyk has earned the reputation as a strong woman and a formidable opponent... more
Jody Stahancyk has earned the reputation as a strong woman and a formidable opponent in the courtroom who all the while has a generous heart and is a pillar of her community. Jody Stahancyk founded the family law firm in 1987 after a decade of legal work. She began her legal practice in 1973 as a Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney where she successfully prosecuted for 6 years. In 1979 sh... view profile
I've been practicing law since 1996. I was formerly a civil litigation partner in a... more
I've been practicing law since 1996. I was formerly a civil litigation partner in a large Portland law firm, and now I have my own family law firm, McGuire Thompson LLC. I know that family law issues can be difficutl; I like to help clients navigate their way through tough times as quickly and efficiently as possible. It's important to me to help my clients move on to enjoy the next phase in... view profile
Mr. Palmer works tirelessly to resolve your legal matter effectively and efficiently.... more
Mr. Palmer works tirelessly to resolve your legal matter effectively and efficiently. His goal is to provide the highest quality legal service at an exceptional value. He strives to bring superior communication and compassion to the attorney-client relationship.
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.