Ronald Johnston is one of the most respected and experienced Portland OR family law attorneys. He’s a strong and compassionate advocate for those seeking a dissolution of marriage.
Many of those who come to him for legal representation ask what happens after they file for a divorce in the state of Oregon.
After you file for divorce, your future ex-spouse is served with the necessary legal documents. Also, a financial restraining order is automatically set in place.
This financial restraining order prevents you and your spouse from altering your financial status quo or transferring assets.
If a child is involved, a temporary protective order of restraint may be issued. This order prohibits you and your spouse from changing your child’s routine or residency.
Next, your attorney and your future ex-spouse’s attorney will begin the discovery process. This process discloses the financial situations of both parties involved.
Your attorney and your future ex-spouse’s attorney will try to reach a settlement. If a settlement cannot be reached, your case may go to mediation or to a trial.
If you need more information about what happens after you file for a divorce, contact Ronald Johnston today. He’s one of the most knowledgeable Portland OR family law attorneys practicing today.