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Guardianship or Conservat…

Guardianship or Conservatorship: Which is best for your loved one

If a loved one has become incapable of making decisions on their own, they may need someone to assist them. Whether they are facing decisions about their medical treatment or in their everyday life, Oregon has several options for families to consider, including guardianship and conservatorship. If your loved one only needs assistance in making fina… Read More
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10 Awesome Resources to Entertain Your Family at Home

School Closure Update Schools in Oregon are now closed through April 28, 2020. Some resources for you: Scholastic Learn at Home Program PBS Kids Sesame Street Duck Duck Moose MetKids Free eBooks – Gutenberg NaNoWriMo – it’s time to write a novel Science Friday Cool Math 4 Kids How Stuff Works Let us know if you’d like to see… Read More
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COVID-19 Update - Schools and Mediation

Mediation Orientation In Marion County is cancelled for the time being. The court will still assign mediators and mediation will proceed. The requirement that you attend the orientation is waived. COPE Class can be taken online. School Closures. The Governor has closed all K-12 Schools through march 31, 2020. As of right now, court hearings have no… Read More
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A Guide to Navigating the Coronavirus

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has been detected in 90 locations around the world. This includes many locations in the US. While the news about this outbreak seems scary, it is important to remember that there have been similar global outbreaks in the past two decades. Staying calm a… Read More
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Coronavirus Protocol at Litowich Law

We have been monitoring the CDC website regarding the Coronavirus. They recommend that people avoid close contact with people who have been exposed to the virus. None of our attorneys or staff have reported any exposure or symptoms. As a cloud-based firm, we can schedule consultations and client meetings using the telephone or video conferencing. W… Read More
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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a D…

Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Divorce Attorney Early in the Process

Going through a divorce can be highly stressful for you and your family. There are important decisions to be made about division of assets, child custody, and spousal support, among many others. You will likely have many questions about the divorce process, known as dissolution in Oregon. You may wonder whether in the 21st century, with so much inf… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody, Divorce
Divorce in the 21st Centu…

Divorce in the 21st Century: Do I Still Need a Lawyer?

If you have decided to divorce your spouse, you may be wondering whether you will need to hire an attorney. With the huge amount of information available online, including self-help forms and tips for DIY divorces, you may think you can handle the process yourself. And in some cases, you may be able to complete the necessary paperwork either withou… Read More
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Categories: Divorce

Holiday Hours

So that the Litowich Law Family can be well rested to take care of your family, we close the office starting on December 24, 2019 and reopen on January 2, 2020. During this time, our team will not be answering the phone or responding to emails. We will respond to your emails and calls promptly in the new year. Best wishes to you and your family in… Read More
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The Importance of Updatin…

The Importance of Updating your Estate Plan Following Major Life Events

Estate planning is a lifelong and dynamic process. It is not something you do once and forget about. From the time you first establish your estate plan to the time it is actually put into effect, you are likely to go through many different phases in your life. As your personal circumstances and family relationships change over time, any changes in… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Estate Planning

In a Child's Best Interests: Foster and Encourage a Close and Continuing Relationship

Whether parents like each other or not, their children are entitled to love and bond with each parent. This means that the parent encourages the children to like, love, respect, communicate with, and see the other parent. Read More
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Salem family law attorney Sarah M. Litowich is an Oregonian through and through, with roots in rural eastern Oregon and the Willamette Valley. She is grateful for these deep Oregon roots because she learned the value of hard work and building and mai… Read More

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