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There is no residency time limit if the marriage took place in Oregon and one spouse is a resident of Oregon. One spouse must have been a resident of Oregon for six months prior to filing, if the marriage was not performed in Oregon.
GROUNDS Oregon recognizes irreconcilable differences between spouses causing an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage as a one of the grounds for divorce. Further, consent to marry obtained by fraudulent means or under duress or force, or a minor was married without lawful consent, are also considered grounds to divorce in the State of Oregon.
Where child custody is an issues, fault may be considered as grounds for divorce.
In Oregon, the parents will be required to develop and file with the court a "parenting plan,” outlining how parental responsibilities and parenting time is to be shared, in any divorce proceeding in which the custody of minor children is involved. Joint legal custody affords each of the parents to be actively involved in making the important decisions concerning their child's development. As long as the decisions made by the parents are consistent with the child’s best interests, the court will approve the decisions made by parents concerning their child's custodial arrangement.
Oregon’s child support guidelines apply in virtually every case, unless special circumstances are present. Both parties’ gross incomes and other child related expenses are taken into consideration when calculating the child support obligation. The child support payments will continue until the child reaches eighteen years of age, and may extend through the child’s secondary education.
In Oregon, a divorce proceeding shall commence and be tried in the county in which one of the parties resides.
The court shall refer the divorce action in which it appears custody, parenting time or visitation of a child are contested for mediation to or concurrent with the setting of the matter for hearing. Before or after the divorce has been initiated, the parties may agree to submit any or all of their disputed issues to mediation. If an agreement is reached in mediation, the parties may proceed in court on an uncontested basis.
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