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When You Need a Family Law Attorney

Ken A Kissir
Troutdale/East County Divorce & Child Support Attorney

What Is Family Law?

Family law generally involves divorce, custody and parenting time, separations, partnership dissolution and annulments. Within these categories are numerous sub-categories, for instance:

Family law often includes:

  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Paternity
  • Prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Modification proceedings

Other common issues that arise are:

  • Modifying custody and parenting time (formerly known as visitation)
  • Restraining orders (“Family Abuse Prevention Act” orders)
  • Stalking protective orders (SPO)
  • Defending District Attorney charges for contempt of court for alleged violations of SPO and FAPA orders
  • DHS proceedings for allegations of abuse or neglect
  • Guardianships, grandparent, and other third-party custody and visitation proceedings
  • Adoptions


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The Oregon-based divorce and family law firm of attorney Ken A. Kissir offers experience and qualified legal advice for all family law matters. He represents clients dealing with separation, divorce, family law and custody matters, in Gresham/Troutdale and the surrounding Portland Metro area. He is licensed in Oregon, Washington and Federal Courts. Ken Kissir practices in Troutdale, Portland, Gresham, Oregon City, Fairview, Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Washington County, and other locations.

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