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Child Support Archives

What is Oregon’s process for establishing paternity?

Even though you may know who your child’s biological father is, the Oregon family law courts will simply take your word for it. Instead, there is a legal process that you must go through before he is recognized. According to the Oregon Department of Justice’s Oregon Child Support Program, if you were not married to the father at the time of your child’s birth, you and he will have to take certain steps.

Making sense of the Oregon child support formula

Child support is something that many parents in Oregon must deal with. It is awarded in cases where parents are not living and raising the child together. Typically, the parent who the child lives with receives the payments and the other parent makes the payments.

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