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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Arbitration / Mediation Law, Civil Rights and Elder Law for Oregon on
Q: What lawyer do I need?

My partner passed away on July 5th. No will. We lived at his residence which was my home for over 13 years. I went to visit my grandson in Arizona for 6 weeks and when I came back on Jan 30th his 21 year old daughter changed the locks and won’t let me in. I am almost 66 and my whole life... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents, Criminal Law, DUI / DWI and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: If inwas hit by a drunk driver almost 3 years ago as a passenger in car hit by DD with no Insurance can I still get paid

My liver, both kidneys were lacerated I was Internamky bleeding. Was asleep when the accident happened Ed woke up 2 days later in the hospital. Got subpoenad to court a d it was rescheduled showed up a second time t hey said they were gonna reschedule it again and then I never heard from them at all

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Q: What tenant rights does my ex wife have or her roommates have after I buy her out?

My ex wife is living in the family home and reimbursing me for the mortgage. She has two roommates that have been there for over a year. One pays weekly rent. The other may be some kind of trade. I don’t think there is a formal rental agreement either.

I am planning on buying her out in... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Construction Law and Real Estate Law for Oregon on
Q: In a new construction residential real estate sale transaction in Oregon, the seller is required to have a contractors

License or developers license. If they do not have such a license, what risks are the buyers exposed to?

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Elder Law for Oregon on
Q: I receive SS, SSI, Medicare, Medicaid, section 8 housing and snap. Settlement money is coming,

Will puting the money into a first person special needs trust keep me from losing my government benefits? I'm being told yes I'm being told no and I don't know what to think but I'm running out of time. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Theressa Hollis
Theressa Hollis
answered on Mar 4, 2024

A Special Needs Trust might be helpful in your circumstance but you have to be very careful when it comes to the rules pertaining to Section 8 housing. I understand that some rules just changed Jan. 1st. I recommend you consult with an experienced attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Oregon on
Q: Do I have to get a registered trademark to sell shirts/hats with my YouTube name or logo?

I’m starting a YouTube channel and want to sell my own merchandise through print on demand. Shirts and hats with my logo and YouTube name on it. I don’t have a bunch of upstart money, so do I have to register a trademark through the US government before I can sell?

Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
Fritz-Howard Raymond Clapp
answered on Mar 3, 2024

It is not essential to register a trademark before using it, but it would be prudent to be assured that it does not infringe a mark already in use or registered. Consult an experience trademark attorney to perform a clearance search and render an opinion before going forward.

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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Tax Law for Oregon on
Q: Why do we pay income taxes when the US government has failed to keep the borders secured and gives illegals free money?

There are countless confirmable reports of illegal immigrants not only being invited to illegally migrate into america, but the US government is actively working on legislation to allow their permanent residency here and financial support through the american taxpayer system, directly going against... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 2, 2024

I understand the frustration, but cannot recommend refusing to pay income taxes. There are a few reasons for this:

1. Not paying income taxes is illegal, regardless of one's political views or government policies. The ramifications like heavy penalties and interest make this very...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oregon on
Q: No contact w/co def. he sanctioned 7 days my po said I have violation will I go to jail automatically? Over hearsay?

This was over a month ago that the accused allegation occurred supposedly. Just cause he or someone states that don't make it true its simply hearsay wouldn't it be ?

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Oregon on
Q: My role is being eliminated, and I'm being transferred in to a new title that I'm not interested in. What are my options

I'm mainly looking to understand if I have any leverage in this situation. The role I'm being shifted in to is in a different department and a bit of a step back in my career. I'm curious if I decide I don't want to take the new role, would I be eligible for unemployment due to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Oregon on
Q: can I get sole custody of my daughter , my future ex-wife is under criminal investigation

she also moved to another state

T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Mar 1, 2024

In Oregon, obtaining sole custody of your daughter amidst your future ex-wife being under criminal investigation and her relocation to another state involves demonstrating to the court that such an arrangement would be in the best interest of your child. The court considers various factors in... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Q: Ptld OR:Tenants refusing to entry to yard for necessary maintenance to main plumbing pipe replacement. What can I do?

There is only entrance to the main plumbing supply pipe. To replace 47 years old end of life pipe, the only way to anccess is digging underneath the unit from exterior side of tenants porch. It took approximately 2-3 days to dig for 20 ft creating clawl spaces, access and replace the 6 ft the main... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oregon on
Q: No contact order w an ex / Co defendant,he wemt 2 jail for sneakin out of rehab but it wasn't me he seen but saying I di

No dv etc. Both on probation.

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answered on Mar 1, 2024

In Oregon, if there is a no-contact order in place between co-defendants and one party is accused of violating that order, it's crucial to establish the facts around the alleged violation. If your ex/co-defendant went to jail for sneaking out of rehab and is falsely claiming to have seen you,... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Divorce and Child Custody for Oregon on
Q: divorce child custody questions

looking for advice on how to get sole custody

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Q: I live in Portland Oregon. I would like to evict a tenant.

Can I have my processor/attorney attache the eviction notice to the main public entry door to the apartments, or do I have to have it put on the tenants front door to their apartment within the actual apartment complex?

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Q: I own a private home. July 2023 I let a friend to move in because no job & DUII. We have no contract. Can I evict him.

We met in Nov 2020. He has lived with me off and on. I finding it difficult maintaining the home. I’m 71, he is 36.

I agreed to help him with some of his bills totaling $395 per month. He works 18 hrs per week, attends a diversion class 3 nights s week for his DUII. He can become... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Oregon on
Q: I put in for FMLA time and now everything I do is wrong.

I put in for FMLA time and the next day everything changed. HR tried to take my ADA approved accommodation away. I fought them and kept it. Then my supervisor started criticizing my every move and giving a lot of negative feedback in our monthly meetings. Now I found out I am being put on a... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for Oregon on
Q: I purchased a residential single family home in June 2019. On Feb 27, 2024 I had a roof and attic inspection. They

found 960 sq. ft. of black mold in our attic. Are there laws in Oregon that state I can file a claim for repairs with my

homeowners insurance

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