Oregon Alimony / Spousal Support

Oregon alimony, also referred to as spousal support is the amount of money one spouse pays to the other, by court order or through agreement of the parties, for support and maintenance.

Oregon spousal support is intended to preserve the economic status of both parties, as it existed during the marriage.

Oregon courts strongly advise that the obligor provide for and maintain life insurance in an amount commensurate with the alimony obligation and designating the obligee as beneficiary for the duration of the obligation.

Types of Alimony Awarded in Oregon

The three types of alimony in Oregon are:

Factors taken into consideration when determining spousal support in Oregon:

Transitional spousal support:

Compensatory spousal support:

Spousal maintenance:

Modification of Alimony in Oregon

In Oregon spousal support may be modified upon filing a motion requesting the modification based on a significant change in circumstances.

Oregon statutes regarding alimony can be found here: Oregon statutes

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