Resources

Information About State Laws

The Oregon State Bar Association has a large array of infor­ma­tion for con­sumers about var­i­ous areas of law, as well as about medi­a­tion. This site pro­vides down­load­able brochures on every­thing from divorce and gay and les­bian rights to how to set up a busi­ness entity.

Findlaw​.com pro­vides infor­ma­tion about laws in other states as well as Oregon.

Oregon Legal Help is a site that is main­tained by Legal Aid offices in Oregon with links to a vari­ety of infor­ma­tion on legal rights and reme­dies in Oregon.

Information About Mediation

Mediate​.com is a good resource for find­ing arti­cles, videos, DVD’s, etc. writ­ten by medi­a­tors for the pro­fes­sion­als and the pub­lic about medi­a­tion and other dis­pute res­o­lu­tion processes.

The Oregon Mediation Association is a non profit orga­ni­za­tion set­ting vol­un­tary stan­dards for pri­vate medi­a­tors. This site includes infor­ma­tion for con­sumers about how to select a com­pe­tent mediator.

The State of Oregon Department of Justice has infor­ma­tion on using Dispute Resolution alter­na­tives when you have a dis­pute with a state agency.

Information About Divorce

DivorceOnline pro­vides infor­ma­tion about divorce laws and pro­ce­dures in other states.

Pension Appraisers is a site with infor­ma­tion about how retire­ment plans are val­ued and divided in divorces.

The Oregon Judicial Department has a num­ber of resources avail­able to help the pub­lic nav­i­gate the legal process of divorce and related court proceedings.

To deter­mine the value of real prop­erty being divided in a divorce, start with the tax assessor’s fair mar­ket value. For Lane County, Oregon click here.

Information About Other Family Issues

The AARP has excel­lent resources for fam­i­lies deal­ing with issues such as Grandparents rais­ing Grandchildren, Caretaking of Elder fam­ily mem­bers, Financial plan­ning, etc.

Information for Businesses and Organizations

The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries has infor­ma­tion on state and fed­eral laws per­tain­ing to the work­place, includ­ing issues con­cern­ing dis­crim­i­na­tion and harass­ment, and other work envi­ron­ment issues.

The Nonprofit Association of Oregon is a non profit that pro­vides infor­ma­tion, train­ing and advice to other non profit orga­ni­za­tions in the state of Oregon.

PO Box 50814, Eugene, OR 97405  Tel: 541−343−9052

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