It's that time of year again; and while this is an exciting time for kids, it is also filled with anxiety and stress. These feelings are often exacerbated in divorced families. However, there are a number of small things that parents can do to help … [Read more...] about Back to School Tips for Divorced Parents
Most parents who leave property to married children want to leave the property to their sons and daughters and not to their daughters and sons-in-law. In 2006 the Oregon Court of Appeals held that a married child’s inheritance from his mother was marital … [Read more...] about Don’t want to leave your property to daughter (or son)-in-law?
A team of SSJH attorneys and professional staff members spent the morning today building a home. As volunteers for Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Willamette Valley, attorneys Gina Johnnie and Michelle Morrow, and paralegals Pat Brundidge, Michelle … [Read more...] about SSJH Picks Up Hammers for Habitat for Humanity
SSJH Attorney Mark C. Hoyt joined the board of Go Downtown! Salem after being elected by its members. Go Downtown! is a membership association of local business and property owners focused on making Salem's Downtown area thrive. Mark … [Read more...] about Go Downtown! Salem adds Mark C. Hoyt to Board
A team of seven SSJH attorneys and professional staff members spent the morning today at Family Building Blocks (FBB), a Salem non-profit organization. FBB works to break the intergenerational cycle of child abuse by providing therapeutic classes for … [Read more...] about SSJH pulls weeds for Family Building Blocks