Child Custody & Parenting Time

Information

For expert, up-to-date information on Child Custody, Parenting Plans and Child Support, please see the Oregon Judicial Department's Children & Familes page here: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/programs/family/children/Pages/default.aspx

Parenting Plan Enforcement

General information about enforcing your parenting plan in Oregon.

Protect Your Family - Family Emergency Preparedness

Information for families in Oregon to plan for an emergency or time of unavailability. Includes information, legal forms, details about which important documents you should keep safe, and tools to keep that information organized.

Help with Parenting Plans

Parenting time information with links to a video explaining why you might want a parenting plan, and an interactive guide to help you through questions about you and your family that will make and allow you to print your own plan.

Oregon Family Law Facilitators

Family Law Facilitators can help litigants in family law matters by providing educational materials, court forms, basic information about court procedures, referrals to agencies and other services, and limited assistance in completing forms. A facilitator is not an attorney and is unable to give legal advice.

Video: Custody and Parenting Time in Restraining Orders

Video with information on how to deal with custody and parenting time when you have a restraining order against the other parent of your children.

A Legal Guide for Oregon Advocates

A reference tool for advocates who work with domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking survivors in Oregon.

Accessibility to Oregon Courts

Information about requesting accommodation for disabilities in order to use the state court system's services or facilities.

How to Serve (Deliver) Legal Papers in Oregon

The person who files a legal matter must make sure that notice of the case is “served” (or delivered to) the other side. This booklet tells you how, where, and when to do it, who can do it, and why.

Video: Custody and Parenting Time in Restraining Orders

Video with information on how to deal with custody and parenting time when you have a restraining order against the other parent of your children.

Child Custody in Oregon

Information about custody of children in family law cases in Oregon. (An excerpt from the Family Law in Oregon booklet.)

OJD Family Law Website

The Oregon Judicial Department (OJD) Family Law Website provides information about family law services and resources in Oregon, and offers statewide forms for use in family law proceedings. The website includes information, forms and resources for domestic violence, stalking, and elder abuse survivors.

Resources for families experiencing divorce, separation, or domestic violence during COVID-19

Survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and families experiencing divorce or separation during COVID-19 have unique challenges. This resource includes information about the availability of protection orders and support from domestic/sexual violence advocacy programs during COVID-19. Also included is information regarding divorce, custody and other family law cases during COVID-19, as well as information about the COVID-19 stimulus payment that is specific to survivors and families going through divorce or custody disputes. Information regarding unemployment benefits, housing, food and safety net programs is also included.

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