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Family law lawyer in the metropolitan Portland, Oregon, area for over 35 years. (Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties.)
Practice extends to all areas of family law, both at trial and appellate court levels.
Divorce, annulment and legal separation cases; post-judgment CHILD SUPPORT MODIFICATION proceedings; adoptions; prenuptial agreements; living-together agreements; marital settlement agreements.
Special forcus on drafting and processing qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs) for division of pension and retirement plans, including ERISA-covered plans; military retired pay under USFSPA; 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) plans; CSRS/FERS accounts; federal TSP accounts; Railroad Retirement Benefits; union plans; Oregon PERS accounts, etc.

SPECIAL EMPHASIS - MILITARY LAW AND DIVORCE.  Division of retired pay incident to dissolution of marriage; SBP and DIC benefits; Veteran's benefits; military "QDROs" and Court Orders for Division of Retired Pay.

Special emphasis and expertise in PATERNITY LAW and legal procedure (both defense and prosecution) with extensive experience in analysis of DNA blood test reports. Available nationwide via phone, fax and e-mail as a consultant for case evaluations and test report analysis.
Author and lecturer on paternity law and procedure. See "Paternity Law," chapter 16 in "Oregon Family Law" (published by Oregon State Bar, 2008).
Special emphasis and expertise in INTERSTATE CHILD SUPPORT issues under UIFSA and FFCCSOA.
Extensive experience with Oregon's post-18, college-related "CHILD ATTENDING SCHOOL" support law (ORS 107.108), allowing court-compelled parental support for adult offspring (18-21) who are attending college.
Member: Oregon State Bar (Family Law Section).
Member: Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners (charter member; former officer and executive committee member).
Former Deputy District Attorney for Multnomah County, Oregon
Martindale-Hubbell rating: "A-V" (highest rating).
AVVO rating: 10.0 (Superb)
  • Recipient of 2010 "Professionalism Award" from the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners.
Mr. Gorin is a sole practitioner who takes pride in providing personal, one-on-one attention to your legal problems. Helping you understand the law and legal procedures has been a hallmark of Mr. Gorin's law practice for over 35 years.
Available for direct contact by telephone for initial consultation and answering your legal questions. 503-716-8756 (preferably afternoon hours, Pacific time).