North Bend, OR asked in Small Claims for Oregon

Q: Can I put a lien on someone’s home that I got kick out of if I bought and fixed their house to be wheelchair accessible

Uncle would not take any money from us but we put our money to help fix house for him, then he kicks us out with our child cause he don’t need us here anymore. What can I do walk away or fight for payment of services rendered

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1 Lawyer Answer
Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: It depends - what was the agreement at or before you rendered services? Was the work to be in lieu of paying rent? Was there an hourly wage agreed to or fixed price for the job? Are you licensed by the CCB? All these things may radically affect whether you are able to collect anything for your services or even if you may be fined or otherwise penalized by the CCB.

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