Marshal brings twenty-three years of experience in guiding clients through divorce... more
Marshal brings twenty-three years of experience in guiding clients through divorce and custody cases. He blends expertise, energetic advocacy, sensibility, creativity and vision into his practice. Marshal’s past clients have described him as a true and honest advocate, equipped with common sense and the ability and experience to work with a diversity of cases, clients, attorneys and judges. Ma... view profile
For Julia, children are the foundation, not just of the family structure, but of her... more
For Julia, children are the foundation, not just of the family structure, but of her approach to family law. Julias experience as court-appointed counsel for children in juvenile dependency and domestic relations cases guides her. She knows the importance of stability and consistency in a childs life. Julias strength as a lawyer is in developing creative solutions for these children and their e... 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
Children teach us many lessons. One of those lessons is the profound impact that... more
Children teach us many lessons. One of those lessons is the profound impact that adults can have on a childs life. While children can be resilient, they can also be very vulnerable.When the adults in childrens lives are in conflict, life for the children can become very complicated. It is often difficult for adults to understand just how much their own conflict may impact the life of their chi... view profile
I am a mother and a lawyer. I have been through divorce and custody disputes and can... more
I am a mother and a lawyer. I have been through divorce and custody disputes and can empathize with what my clients are going through. When I'm not working, I like to spend time with my family, go to the Oregon coast, read, and knit.
I have a decade of experience handling Washington and Oregon family law cases and... more
I have a decade of experience handling Washington and Oregon family law cases and feel honored and lucky to have learned from the best of the best. I bring that wealth of knowledge to my practice but what truly sets me apart is my accessiblity to clients, attention to detail and approach to resolving cases in a peaceful manner. I give my clients straight answers and the support they need to re... 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.