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William M Jones

William Jones’s Legal Guides

14 total


  • How to manage your Oregon divorce case without full legal representation.

    In order to manage your case without full representation you need some legal advice along the way. Inevitably there will be times when you need an answer to a question and the court staff won’t help y

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  • How to properly account for “real property” during divorce.

    To properly divide real property you have to take into consideration two things; who’s on the title and who’s on the mortgage. If you’re on the title but not on the mortgage it’s easier to divide that

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  • How to ensure that you receive a fair divorce settlement.

    To ensure that you receive a fair divorce settlement, first you want to make sure that you have all of your assets and debts included in the settlement. Then you want to look at it from a global appro

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  • How to begin the process of filing for divorce in Oregon.

    So to start the process for a divorce, first you would file a petition and all of the supporting documents that are required by the court. Then you would go to the courthouse, you would pay your filin

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  • How to properly determine spousal support during divorce.

    To determine spousal support in Oregon unfortunately there isn’t a calculator. So there are two pieces of a spousal support award, there’s the duration and there’s the amount. Typically the way tha

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  • How to modify your Oregon child custody agreement?

    In order to modify a child custody, first you need to know which type of custody you have at the current time. You either will have joint legal custody or sole custody. Sole custody to one or other

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  • How to request a restraining order in the event of domestic violence.

    If you are a victim of domestic violence in Oregon what you need to file is a request for a FAPA restraining order which is a Family Abuse Prevention Act restraining order. You go to the courthouse

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  • How to develop a parenting plan

    In order to develop a parenting plan you need to consider the following factors; you need to look at the age of your kids, you need to look at the living arrangements of you and your spouse or their o

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  • How to properly determine child support during an Oregon divorce.

    To properly determine child support in Oregon first you go to the Division of Child Support’s calculator. The pieces of information that you’re going to need and that will impact your child support am

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  • How to assert your parental rights as an unmarried parent.

    To assert your parental rights if you were never married what you need to do is you need to file a petition for custody, parenting time and child support in the circuit court and then you would serve

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