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Modern Family Matters

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Modern Family Matters is a podcast based out of the Pacific Northwest that discusses a variety of different topics that can impact the family unit, such as divorce, custody, estate planning, adoption, personal injury accidents, and bankruptcy. 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 the Pacific Northwest that discusses a variety of different topics that can impact the family unit, such as divorce, custody, estate planning, adoption, personal injury accidents, and bankruptcy. 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:

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Episodes
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Strategies for Educating Kids on Financial Literacy in Our Digital Age

4/12/2024
We sit down with Founder and Creative Director of Ketshop, Mari Collins Harris, to discuss the importance of teaching children financial literacy in this digital age, and how her app, Ketshop, can be used as a tool for financial education and responsible spending. In this episode, Mari discusses the following: If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.com. To learn more about Ketshop or to get in touch with Mari, you can visit her website at: https://ketshop.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:26:12

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The Path of Bankruptcy Debts Pt 3: How Debts Are Treated After a Bankruptcy Is Filed

4/4/2024
Join us as we sit down with Bankruptcy Attorney, Darin Wisehart, to discuss the path of debts throughout the bankruptcy process, with a focus on how they're treated after a bankruptcy is filed. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:19:40

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The Path of Bankruptcy Debts Pt 2: How Debts Are Treated During a Bankruptcy

4/1/2024
Join us as we sit down with Bankruptcy Attorney, Darin Wisehart, to discuss the path of debts throughout the bankruptcy process, with a focus on how they're treated once a bankruptcy is filed. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:19:41

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The Path of Bankruptcy Debts Pt. I: How Debts Are Treated Before a Bankruptcy is Filed

3/29/2024
In this podcast episode, Bankruptcy Attorney, Darin Wisehart, explains the path of debts throughout the bankruptcy process, starting with how they're treated before a bankruptcy is filed. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:17:17

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How Long Do Money Awards Last After a Divorce or Other Family Law Case?

3/18/2024
We sit down with Pacific Cascade Legal's Partner, Will Jones, to discuss the various types of money awards that might be ordered by a judge, and how long they last after a family law matter finalizes. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:17:17

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How Is Your Trustee Payment Calculated in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

3/11/2024
Join us as we sit down with Bankruptcy Attorney, Darin Wisehart, to discuss who you pay in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and the details of what to expect from the process. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:16:50

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What Do You Have to Prove in a Modification or Enforcement Case?

2/29/2024
We sit down with Pacific Cascade Legal's Partner, Will Jones, to discuss what types of changes in circumstances or violations need to proven in a modification or enforcement case. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:18:37

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Important Safety Tips When Exiting an Abusive Relationship

2/21/2024
We sit down with Private Investigator, Jennifer Brissenden, to discuss important safety tips to be aware of when you're planning on leaving an abusive relationship. In this podcast episode, Steve and Jennifer discuss the following: If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.com. To learn more about how Jennifer can help you, you can visit her website: https://brissenden-investigations.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:27:14

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What Is a Narcissist, and How Can You Break Ties with One?

2/15/2024
Join us as we sit down with Therapist, Shannon Petrovich, to discuss what Narcissistic Personality Disorder is, and how you can break emotional ties with a narcissist when you're in an unhealthy romantic relationship. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.com. To learn more about Shannon can help you, you can visit her website: https://www.nofoggydays.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:27:08

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What Happens When Limited Scope Representation Ends?

1/29/2024
Join us for our live event as we sit down with Founding Attorney, Lewis Landerholm, to discuss what your options are if your limited scope representation ends, but you still require further legal assistance. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:08:38

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What Is Limited Scope Representation, and What Should You Expect?

1/24/2024
We sit down with Founding Attorney, Lewis Landerholm, to discuss what limited scope representation entails in a family law matter, and how your attorney is able to help you under this type of representation. In this episode, Lewis covers the following: If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:12:18

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Where Am I Going to Live?! Why Real Estate Shouldn’t Be an Afterthought in Divorce

1/15/2024
Join us for our live event as we sit down with Certified Divorce Real Estate Expert, Laura Rumford, to discuss why real estate is an important discussion in any divorce, and living arrangement options to consider as you navigate this big transition. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.com. To learn more about how Laura can help you, you can visit her website: https://laurarumford.premierepropertygroup.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:31:44

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Co-Parenting During the Holidays: Making a List and Checking it Twice!

1/3/2024
In this episode, we sit down with Family Law Attorney, Andrew Hays, to discuss tips for how co-parents can navigate common stressors around holiday planning in order to reduce conflict. In this interview, Andrew and Steve cover the following: · Why are the holidays so hard? · For most divorced families, splitting the holidays is an emotionally wrenching task · When parental consent may be necessary for some holiday plans. · Ways to ease the holiday transition from family to family. · There is no one pre-set way to divide the holidays or vacations: · Getting the holiday plans arranged advance so there are no last-minute disagreements. · Avoid competing with your co-parent to give the best gift. · Why co-parents should discuss what gifts they plan to buy for their children. · Helping your kids shop for a present for their other parent. · Understanding the child’s best interests during the holidays can be hard. · Prioritize your children and their happiness even if you and your co-parent are less than amicable. · Holidays and supporting your child’s relationship with their other parent. · Don’t try to one-up the other with who has the better holiday planned with the kids. · Be Flexible, the holidays are never perfect, and something may go awry. · If your child is not going to be with you on the holiday, all is not lost. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:29:46

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How To Manage Expectations and Set Goals During Your Divorce

12/27/2023
Join us for this episode as we sit down with Pacific Cascade Legal's Partner, Will Jones, to discuss how you can manage your expectations and set attainable financial, familial and personal goals throughout your divorce to help focus on a successful outcome. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:16:52

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Everything You Need to Know About Divorce and Joint Tax Liability

12/18/2023
Join us for our live event as we sit down with CPA, Gary Massey, to discuss how divorce impacts joint tax liability, when there might be relief granted for separation of joint liability, and other important tax considerations when navigating divorce from your spouse. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.com. To learn more about how Gary can help you, you can visit his website: https://masseyandcompanycpa.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:24:55

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Estate Plans 101: How to Store Your Estate Planning Documents

12/11/2023
Join us for our live event as we sit down with Family Law Attorney, Kimberly Brown, to discuss the best way to store your estate planning documents once they've been signed, and why it's important to have a plan in place. In this interview, Kimberly addresses the following: · What constitutes “estate planning documents”? · Should you store your original estate planning documents in your safe deposit box? · Should you store your original estate planning documents in your home safe? · Should you ask your estate planning attorney to store your original estate planning documents? · Should you give your original estate planning documents to your personal representative?? · What sort of other items can you include with your estate plan documents? · Who should you give information to about how to access these documents? If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:15:02

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Life After A FAPA Hearing: Renewals, Dismissals And Violations

12/4/2023
Join us for our live event as we sit down with Pacific Cascade Legal's Partner, Will Jones, to discuss what life looks like after a Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining order is filed, including how you renew or dismiss a FAPA, and what happens if it's violated. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:15:40

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How Long Does a FAPA Order Last, and What Limitations Does it Impose?

11/24/2023
In this podcast episode, we sit down with Pacific Cascade Legal's Partner, Will Jones, to discuss the purpose of a Family Abuse Prevention Act (FAPA) restraining order, how long they can last, and the restrictions they can impose. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:15:28

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What Is an Adoption Home Study, and How Can You Prepare?

11/13/2023
In this podcast episode, we sit down with Family Law Attorney, Kimberly Brown, to discuss why home studies are required for adoptions, the documentation that will be needed, topics that might be covered in an interview, and what a home study adoption professional will be looking for in the home so that you can prepare. In this interview, Kimberly covers the following: If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:14:15

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How Long Does an Adoption Take, and What Information Is Needed?

11/6/2023
Join us as we sit down with Family Law Attorney, Kimberly Brown, to discuss how long various types of adoption can take, and important pieces of information you should know before getting started on the process. In this interview, Kimberly discusses the following: • How long does an adoption take? • What are the different kinds of adoption? • Adopting through the Oregon dept. Of human services (DHS) • Stepparent and second parent adoptions • Adopting through a private adoption agency • Independent adoptions • What information is needed to get started? If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys, please call our office at (503) 227-0200, or visit our website at https://www.pacificcascadelegal.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 contents as such.

Duration:00:18:11