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  • MEDIATION AND COLLABORATION

    FAMILY MEDIATION, COLLABORATIVE SOLUTIONS,
    CUSTOMIZED LEGAL OPTIONS
    Emotionally healthy, dignified, respectful, and private.

  • PROFESSIONAL MEDIATION

    Explore and create out-of-court, cooperative solutions with the assistance of an impartial third party. Professional Mediator, Patrick G. Ward, will help you navigate difficult issues, such as premarital agreements, co-habitation agreements, divorce, parenting decisions, domestic partnership dissolution, guardianships, asset distribution, and estate distribution.

  • COLLABORATIVE REPRESENTATION

    Success often requires a community that will support you and your family as you make challenging decisions. Collaborative Law is an efficient, respectful, team-oriented approach to all aspects of family decisions, including premarital agreements, divorce, registered and unregistered domestic partnership creation and dissolutions, and family separations.

  • Customized Representation

    Providing custom legal options for clients
    who experience family conflict.

HELPING FAMILIES FIND EMOTIONALLY HEALTHY AND CHILD-CENTERED SOLUTIONS FOR FAMILY TRANSITIONS.

YOUR DECISIONS FOR YOUR SITUATION

Decisions about how you will raise and care for your children, or who to share and divide your property after a divorce or separation, or how to work within a new family structure are complex and emotional. Mediation and Collaborative Options empower you to make thoughtful and objective out-of-court decisions that are best for you and your family. You may find you need customized legal guidance to help you through difficult circumstances. I value you and your family's needs and time and will work with you to help you peacefully address challenging situations..

DEDICATED TOWARD POSITIVE OUTCOMES

I am Patrick G. Ward, a Mediator and Collaborative Attorney. I opened Clarity Law LLC to help families avoid the emotional trauma and expense associated with litigating family disputes.  I know that families require sensible solutions.

When you need help with major, life-changing decisions, you deserve a professional who will genuinely listen to your needs and who is dedicated to helping you find the best possible solution for you and your family.

COMMUNITY TESTIMONIALS

Patrick Ward is a rising star as a family mediator. He is a talented and caring mediator who cares deeply and personally about what happens to his clients. From my personal work with him, I have seen how Patrick is committed to constantly developing and expanding his mediator skills and strategies. He approaches each mediation with a clear understanding that the clients will make their decisions for their own future and that his role is to facilitate the dialogue, with patience and respect for each person in the mediation room.

     Forrest "Woody" Mosten Mediator and Mediation Trainer

Patrick's kindness and understanding touched me and I thank God for people like him. Thank you to Patrick for being my angel today during our consultation. I highly recommend Mr. Patrick Ward. He was professional, well informed with my situation and offered me many options.”

    Thuy U. Client.

Patrick brings professionalism and compassion to his work. He is honest and will provide you information in a way that you can easily understand.  Patrick is reliable and follows through.  He understands each case and how complex that can feel to others and works towards resolution as quickly as possible.

     Julie N. Client.

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Divorce is going to be a stressful process anyway. The adversarial nature of the litigation process really only enhances that stress and creates pretty significant emotional responses to the divorce process. It's very unlikely that anyone who goes through a litigated process is going to be happy with their divorce process, because it is such an adversarial process focusing on really a I win, you lose scenario.

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Some clients for their needs may find that sitting at a kitchen table and working out the issues, works just fine for them. Some clients feel that they may need the litigated process. I focus on collaborative divorce and mediation because I find that the out of court process is a significant benefit to the clients in working towards a resolution that is acceptable to both parties. The clients are empowered both in mediation and in the collaborative divorce process to focus on a resolution that meets their needs.

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CONTACT CLARITY LAW LLC TODAY

Clarity Law LLC is committed to answering your questions about family law issues in Portland and Northwest Oregon.

Call, email, or use the website to schedule a half-hour consultation with Clarity Law LLC today.

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