Eastern Oregon Criminal Defense and Family Law
Is your child’s parent not complying with a court-ordered parenting plan? Kendra Russell is an experienced Pendleton parenting plan enforcement attorney who is on your side. She can represent you in cases where:
Kendra’s approach emphasizes:
A contempt lawyer in Pendleton helps in cases where a party is willfully ignoring a court order. In family law cases, this is most common in cases related to:
We bring all evidence to light and advocate fiercely for our clients.
When working to resolve a case involving a violation of a parenting plan or support, the process involves filing paperwork with the court, possible settlement, and if necessary, a court hearing.
The outcome of a court hearing may be that the judge:
Unlike some other enforcement and contempt lawyers in Pendleton, Kendra focuses solely on the practice of family law. She is a fierce and focused advocate, as well as a compassionate listener who recognizes the importance of just being there for her clients during their most trying times.
Kendra understands the stress, emotion, and pain associated with divorce and provides a level of communication and commitment that exceeds her clients’ expectations.
With Kendra Russell on your side, you can feel confident that you have an advocate you can count on. She will use her experience and expertise to:
Our attorneys are fierce and focused advocates who care about family law and the rights of you and your children. Your family will always be our top priority.
Negotiation, compromise, and mediation are our first choices to minimize stress during challenging times. Our attorneys are ready to fight for you in court if needed.
Kendra is always available to answer any questions, explain her strategy, and make sure you’re confident about your future. You’re in good hands here.
“I highly recommend Russell Law Group. They put us at ease during a very difficult time and we felt comfortable and confident in the outcome from the first meeting. They were always available when we had questions or concerns. If you are searching for representation look no further!”
- S.J., Pendleton, OR
In Oregon, children do not get to decide whether or not they wish to see the other parent until they reach age 18.
Yes, it is possible to file for an enforcement of your parenting plan or for contempt on your own. There are Oregon court forms available online. However, if you have the ability, it is generally better to have an attorney represent and assist you through this process. If mistakes are made by an unrepresented litigant, sometimes those mistakes cannot be corrected.
Yes, it is possible, but unlikely. If someone is found to be in contempt of a court order, the most common sanctions are fines and paying the other party’s attorney’s fees and costs.
Need help getting through to a parent who’s ignoring their responsibilities? Get a fierce and focused Pendleton contempt and enforcement attorney on your side. Start today.