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Practice Areas Overview: Salem, Oregon, Family Law Attorney - The law office of Daniel H. Van Eaton, in Salem Oregon, represents clients exclusively on family law issues throughout Polk County and Marion County.

A divorce is a stressful and confusing time in a person’s life. You more than likely have questions and need a considerable amount of legal advice. At our office we can answer all of your questions and help you reach a positive resolution to your divorce disputes. To learn more, click here.

Child Custody / Support
Deciding which parent receives primary custody over a child can be complicated. Therefore, it is beneficial to hire an experienced lawyer to explain to you what factors the court uses to determine custody and give you recommendations on your unique situation.

Child support payment figures are relatively straightforward to determine. The state of Oregon uses a formula to calculate how much child support a parent must provide. Financial information is the primary determining factor. To learn more, click here.

Grandparent Visitation Rights/Psychological Parents
Are you a grandparent that is cut off from your grandchild’s life? It is possible to get visitation rights in certain limited circumstances. Contact a lawyer at our office to find out if your situation might qualify. To learn more, click here.

Family Law Issues

Co-Habitation Agreements

Are you considering moving in with your significant other? As soon as you move in together you form a legal relationship. Your partner has an interest in any property that you acquire during the time you two are living together. Therefore it is very important that you consider obtaining a co-habitation agreement to protect your interests should the relationship fail.  

Other family law matters we assist clients with include:

  • Guardianships
  • Adoptions (including step-parent adoption)
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Post nuptial agreements
  • Domestic partnerships
  • Paternity
  • Visitation contempt
  • Custody contempt
  • Custody support modifications
  • Custody visitation modifications

To schedule an initial consultation with a family law attorney, contact us today. For your convenience, we are easily accessible. In fact, our clients are free to contact us at any time; day or night.

Law Office of
Daniel H. Van Eaton

350 Mission Street SE Suite 101
Salem, Oregon 97302

Phone: 503.399.8800
Fax:     503.391.0315

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