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Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of Portland, OR that discusses a variety of different topics, ranging from divorce and custody to adoption and estate planning. We believe that there is no such thing as "broken" family, and that true family can take on many different forms. Join our host, Steve Altishin, as he interviews attorneys and other industry professionals on all matters pertaining to the modern family.

Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of Portland, OR that discusses a variety of different topics, ranging from divorce and custody to adoption and estate planning. We believe that there is no such thing as "broken" family, and that true family can take on many different forms. Join our host, Steve Altishin, as he interviews attorneys and other industry professionals on all matters pertaining to the modern family.

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United States

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Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of Portland, OR that discusses a variety of different topics, ranging from divorce and custody to adoption and estate planning. We believe that there is no such thing as "broken" family, and that true family can take on many different forms. Join our host, Steve Altishin, as he interviews attorneys and other industry professionals on all matters pertaining to the modern family.

Language:

English

Contact:

5032270200


Episodes

Re-Entering the Workforce Post-Divorce: Tips On How to Successfully Kickstart a Teaching Career

10/20/2021
Whether you left a former teaching profession to care for your children, or took a break to pursue other career options, returning to teaching can be more challenging than going back to work in other fields. Join us for our podcast as we sit down with the Chair of Teacher Education at Lewis and Clark's Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Kimberly Campbell, to discuss how newly divorced individuals can re-enter the workforce and restart their career in teaching. Kimberly and Steve...

Duration:00:32:47

Preparing for Child Support: Taking a Closer Look at Oregon’s Child Support Guidelines & Calculations

10/5/2021
Join us as our Lead Paralegal, Lisa Parsons, sits down to discuss frequently asked questions surrounding child support laws and calculations in Oregon. In this episode, Lisa and Steve answer the following: • What is child support, and when can it be ordered? • How is the amount of child support set? • Can the amount of child support deviate from the guideline amount? • How is support paid, and how long does it need to be paid? • Who enforces a child support order? • Can child support...

Duration:00:33:20

What Is Intellectual Property, & How Is it Addressed in Divorce and Estate Planning Cases?

9/23/2021
Join us as we sit down with Patent Attorney, J. Curtis Edmondson, to discuss intellectual property, what it is, and common issues that clients face in divorce and estate planning cases. In this podcast, Curtis and Steve discuss the following: • Understanding What Constitutes Intellectual Property • Issues That Can Arise When Dividing Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks and Trade Secrets in Divorce. • How Licenses and Assignments of Intellectual Property Are Considered in Divorce. •...

Duration:00:31:04

Estate Planning 101: The Basics of a Trust, & How to Create One That Is Best Designed for Your Goals

9/10/2021
Join us as we sit down with Attorney, Triston Dallas, to discuss trusts, what they're used for, how they're created, and when you should consider one. In this podcast, Triston and Steve discuss the following: • What are the roles of a grantor, beneficiary, and trustee? • What does the process of creating a trust look like? • What types of assets can go into a trust? • What are the advantages and disadvantages of a trust? • What are the different types of trusts, and how do you choose...

Duration:00:29:36

Covid 2.0: Handling the Uncertainty & Surviving the Upcoming School Year

8/20/2021
Join us as we sit down with Behavior Analyst, Chris Messina, to discuss how co-parents can help their children handle uncertainty amidst and the ever-changing rules and expectations as the school year approaches. Chris and Steve will be discussing the following: • Current mandates and state advisories, and how this impacts kids going back to school. • How co-parents can work together to support their kids amidst uncertainty, and the importance of alignment when approaching difficult...

Duration:00:28:00

Co-Parenting a Child with Special Needs: Reaching Alignment to Create a Proper Blueprint for Success

7/28/2021
Behavior Analyst, Chris Messina of Precision Parenting, provides insight for co-parents with a special needs child, and how they can reduce conflict by committing to alignment and open communication. In this interview, Chris and Steve discuss the following: • What do we mean by “a child with special needs”? • Why children with special needs are at a higher risk for poor outcomes when their families go through a divorce. • Sets of roadblocks that require specialized modifications to a...

Duration:00:36:28

Till Death (or Divorce) Do Us Part: The Ins and Outs of Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

7/8/2021
Attorney, Abby Cettel, explains the ins and outs of premarital agreements, what they can (and cannot) accomplish, and when you should consider creating one. In this podcast, Steve and Abby answer the following: If you would like to speak with one of our family law attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200 or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com/ Disclaimer: Nothing in this communication is intended to provide legal advice nor does it constitute a client-attorney...

Duration:00:30:33

Divorce & Mortgages: How the Two are Less Like Oil and Water Than You Might Think

6/23/2021
Residential Mortgage Lender and Certified Divorce Lending Professional, Katie Walsh, talks through the relationship between divorce and mortgages, and important timetables and tips to be aware of. Katie and Steve discuss the following in this episode: • Challenges that a divorce brings to refinancing your home loan or getting a new mortgage. • Tips for how to improve your ability to qualify for a mortgage during a divorce. • Contemplating a divorce: what the best (and worst) times are to...

Duration:00:37:21

The Power of a Thoughtfully Crafted Parenting Plan, & Why They Are So Important to Get Right

6/7/2021
Founding Attorney, Lewis Landerholm, explains what a parenting plan is, and why it's important to have a long-term mindset when creating one with your co-parent. Lewis and Steve discuss the following: • How a parenting plan differs from a visitation schedule. • Are parenting plans required and who creates them? • Things to include in a well thought out, workable parenting plan. • Who makes major decisions about the child RE: school, religion or where they live? • How day-to-day...

Duration:00:35:19

The ABC’s of a Last Will and Testament: Simplifying Estate Planning

5/19/2021
Attorney, Triston Dallas, breaks down all of the important components of one of the most common estate planning documents: a last will and testament. Triston and Steve answer the following in this episode: · What is a will? · What makes a will legally valid? · How is a will legally executed and witnessed? · What different components can be included in a will? · What are the roles of a guardian and custodian? · Where should a will be stored, and how often does it need to be updated? ·...

Duration:00:38:24

What to Expect From a Client/Attorney Relationship, and How to Work Together for a Positive Outcome

4/28/2021
Attorney, Natalie Thorp, discuss how to get the most out of your client/attorney relationship during a family law matter. Natalie and Steve cover the following: If you would like to speak with one of our family law attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200 or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com/ Disclaimer: Nothing in this communication is intended to provide legal advice nor does it constitute a client-attorney relationship, therefore you should not interpret the...

Duration:00:37:50

Co-Parenting During the Summer Can Be Hard! How to Treat Your Ex Like a Business Partner & Choose Cooperation Over Conflict

4/14/2021
Behavior Analyst, Chris Messina, sits down with us to discuss how parents can tackle difficult co-parenting hurdles this summer and collaborate effectively. The following is discussed in this podcast: If you would like to speak with one of our family law attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200 or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com/ For more information about Chris Messina and how she can be a resource for your family, you can view her website here:...

Duration:00:38:00

Selling Your Home Before, During or After a Divorce: A Realtor’s List of Do’s and Don’ts

3/26/2021
Realtor and Principal Broker, Joe Fustolo, sits down with us to discuss important tips for individuals who are selling their home before, during or after a divorce. The following is covered in this podcast: • When to Sell Your House (Pros and Cons) • How Realtors are Selected in a Divorce Case • Understanding the Role of Everyone Involved (Spouses/ Realtors / Attorneys) • Beyond Divorce: Estates, Guardianships and Trusts • Buying and Selling a House in Today's Market, and How to Make...

Duration:00:37:56

Understanding Divorce Discovery: Why It’s Important, What to Share, and How Your Legal Team Can Make All the Difference

3/15/2021
Lead Paralegal, Lisa Parsons, discusses the discovery process, and why it’s such an important part of dissolution cases. Lisa and Steve answer the following questions in this episode: If you would like to speak with one of our family law attorneys, call our office at (503) 227-0200 or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com/ to schedule a free consultation. Disclaimer: Nothing in this communication is intended to provide legal advice nor does it constitute a client-attorney...

Duration:00:38:59

Trickle Down Bleakonomics: How High-Conflict Relationships Hurt Children & 5 Ways to Foster Healthier Dynamics

2/9/2021
Behavior Analyst, Chris Messina, discusses the impact that high-conflict parenting can have on a child, and 5 tactics you can start using today to help foster a positive co-parenting relationship with your ex. Chris covers the following in our podcast: • Why Your Divorced Relationship with Your Ex-Spouse is as Important as Your Married Relationship • How Dysfunctional Interactions Between Ex-Spouses Negatively Impact the Kids • How to Move from Gridlock to Compatibility with your Ex •...

Duration:00:40:48

Military Divorces and How they Differ: Protections, Divisions & Pensions

1/27/2021
Partner and Lead Litigation Attorney, Will Jones, joins us to discuss how military divorces differ from civilian divorces. In this podcast, he discusses: -Military Member’s Protection from Default -Dividing Military Retirement Benefits -Child Support, Spousal Support and Military Pay -Child Custody and Parenting Time in a Military Divorce To learn more about how Landerholm Family Law and Pacific Cascade can help you with your military divorce, call our office at (503) 227-0200 or visit...

Duration:00:33:07

Estate Planning Resolutions: The Benefits of Reviewing Your Estate Plan Annually

1/26/2021
Associate Attorney, Triston Dallas, joins us to discuss why it’s important to reevaluate your estate plan annually. 2020 has been an unusual year specifically, with many families experiencing sudden changes, whether it’s a loss of family member, a business, a retirement nest egg, or a home. Alternatively, some individuals have gained a family member, a home, a business, or a change in life trajectory. Whether you’ve experienced negative or positive changes this past year, the importance of...

Duration:00:36:37

A Guide to Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) Restraining Orders

12/15/2020
Former Judge, Ken Stewart, discusses how to obtain a FAPA, what you can expect from a FAPA hearing, and how these restraining orders are enforced. To learn more about how Landerholm Family Law can help you with a FAPA order, call our office at (503) 227-0200 or visit our website at https://www.landerholmlaw.com. Disclaimer: Nothing in this communication is intended to provide legal advice, therefore you should not interpret the contents as such.

Duration:00:40:17

Best Practices for Negotiating Business Ownership During a Divorce

11/16/2020
If you’re a business owner who is going through a divorce, the first step of the process is to determine the value of your business. There are three different approaches utilized in the valuation of a business by professional valuation analysts: the asset approach, the market approach, or the income approach. There are two different types of engagements that a valuation analyst will employ. There's what's called a valuation engagement, and there's what's called a calculation engagement....

Duration:00:35:11

Divorce, Domestic Violence, & Tenancy Rights: Leasing Options for Renters (& Their Landlords)

11/9/2020
Show Notes: · If a divorcing couple is on a fixed term agreement and they're thinking about breaking it, the landlord would have the right to continue charging the tenants for all of the rent that is due for the rest of the tenancy period that's been agreed upon if a replacement tenant can not be found. Additionally, there is a law in Oregon that allows a landlord to charge the tenants a flat fee of any amount up to a month and a half of rent, regardless of if they find a replacement...

Duration:00:40:00