Useful Internet Resources:

  • Oregon Department of Justice, Oregon Child Support Program of Child Support; provides county by county lists of various family law and related services available in Oregon
  • Oregon Judicial Department, Family Law website; gives information about state and local family law advisory committees, court-connected services, parent education, family law resources, and access to the statewide optional domestic relations forms.
  • Oregon Division of Child Support; on-line child support calculator

Recommended Reading:

For Adults:

  • Contemplating Divorce? Consider Mediation by Philip Mulford
  • Stepfamilies: Love, Marriage, and Parenting in the First Decade by James Bray
  • Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s? by Marc J. Ackerman
  • Touchpoints Volumes I and II by Barry Brazelton
  • What about the Children by Judith Wallerstein
  • Through the Eyes of Children: Healing Stories for Children of Divorce by Janet Johnston
  • Helping Children Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way by Gary Newman
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Shared Custody Work by Isolina Ricci
  • Joint Custody With a Jerk by Julie Ross and Judy Corcoran

For Pre-school and Early Elementary Children (ages 3-7)

  • The Dinosaur’s Divorce by L. and M. Brown
  • Always My Dad by Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Middle and Later Elementary Children: (Ages 8 – 12)

  • But What About Me (How it Feels to be a Kid in Divorce) by Bonnie Doss

Child Support:

  • Oregon Division of Child Support: Toll Free in Oregon – 800.850.0228, Outside Oregon – 503.378.5567
  • Support Enforcement Division 503.947.4388