Portland, OR asked in Real Estate Law, Business Law and Civil Rights for Oregon

Q: Can a plaintiff in a civil lawsuit transfer the suit to someone else?

If someone buys a property and later you find out that an issue was not disclosed. You file a lawsuit and then you decide to sell the property in dispute. Can you transfer the lawsuit to the new buyer? Can you add their name to the suit and remove yourself?

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Daniel DiCicco
Daniel DiCicco
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  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Short answer: you can do this. Long answer: it’s complicated to do this and how to go about it it all depends on what’s going on.

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