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
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
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
Brad began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school,... more
Brad began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school, Brad also worked for a law firm specializing in taxation, estate planning, and business transactions and clerked for the Honorable Dennis Hubel, a federal magistrate judge in Portland. Realizing that his passion lay in family law, Brad returned to Stahancyk, Kent & Hook and continued to work part-time during ... view profile
My practice is limited to "of counsel" consulting and second opinions regarding... more
My practice is limited to "of counsel" consulting and second opinions regarding California practice and procedure pertaining to divorce, custody, visitation, interstate custody, move-aways, support, pre-marital and post-marital agreements and grandparents' rights.
Joel E. Fowlks is an attorney in Milwaukie, Oregon, practicing in the fields of... more
Joel E. Fowlks is an attorney in Milwaukie, Oregon, practicing in the fields of family law, estate planning and probate, business law and real estate law. Joel graduated from Oregon State University and Willamette University College of Law. Before attending law school, he worked as a sportswriter and copy editor in Portland. He also worked as a law clerk in the Trial Division of the Oregon ... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.