Oregon allows you to complete your divorce without an attorney if you and your spouse can come to an agreement on what to do with your property and how you will care for any children that you have.
Oregon Residency Requirements
To file for divorce in Oregon, at least one spouse must have lived in the state of Oregon for the 6 months prior to filing the divorce. However, if you were married in Oregon, you can file for divorce there as long as one spouse is living there now, regardless of how long he or she has been living there.
Grounds For Divorce
The no fault grounds for divorce in Oregon is that irreconcilable differences between the parties have caused the irremediable breakdown of the marriage.
Filing Your Oregon Divorce
The basic steps for filing the Oregon divorce forms you prepare online with DivorceWriter are as follows:
- Both spouses sign a Joint Petition for Dissolution of Marriage and related forms. The documents are then filed with the Circuit Court Clerk (only one spouse needs to be present when filing).
- Sign and file the final documents, including a request to waive both the hearing requirement and the 90-day waiting period.
- Once the waivers have been granted, the Judge reviews and signs the Judgment of Divorce and mails a signed copy to each spouse. Your divorce is then complete.
Division of property & debt, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), spousal support, and more are covered.
DivorceWriter provides forms specific to the state of Oregon and offers a money back guarantee if your documents are not accepted by the Court.