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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Q: Rental company sent out employees to do repairs without giving 24 hour notice and never discussed. What can be done?

Employees showed up to do repairs that were never discussed with the manager. I stated you need to give 24 hour notice and he said not if its outside and to call her or the police. She wouldn't answer the phone. This was not an emergency and I did not request it. Before they left I saw them... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Oregon on
Q: I own a house in Keizer, Oregon. Both of our names are on the deed. He is having heart problems and might die if the by-

He might die. We don't have an Erickson Agreement. Can he sign something and send it to me so the house will be safely in my name in the case of his death? Please give me a wording for Right of Survivorship.

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answered on Sep 28, 2023

In Oregon, if you want to ensure that the house automatically passes to you upon the other owner's death, you can add a "Right of Survivorship" provision to your deed. The wording to create a joint tenancy with right of survivorship is generally along the lines of: "This... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Oregon on
Q: Question relates to Oregon traffic citation Challenge or not???

I was in the process of passing large truck pulling 2 trailers.  I was 3/4 into pass, saw a car coming straight at me so in order to avoid a head on collision, I  increased my speed to get around truck. Once completed patrol car pulled me over.  He stated I was going 90mph; being unfamiliar with... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Oregon on
Q: Non married couple dog custody after breakup, Oregon

My daughter and her boyfriend purchased a dog during their relationship. He paid for the dog ($200), but she has paid for the medical bills, food, medicine and such since then ( 3 years now and WAY more than $200). Should they break up, can she retain custody of the dog? Does keeping all her... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Oregon on
Q: In oregonWhat is cpms with a number mean when it's next to a defendants name
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answered on Sep 27, 2023

The term "CPMS" with a number next to a defendant's name could be an internal court or law enforcement identifier, or it could stand for something specific to that jurisdiction. Without more context, it's hard to say for sure. Please submit a question with more context

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Oregon on
Q: Changing ownership on joint property in Oregon when one person is deceased?

My mom and Aunt inherited a piece of property in Oregon from their parents. My mom died a few years ago, my dad is alive, there is a will and I am an only child. How do I change the ownership to my aunt and myself or how do we go about buying one or the other out? Thank you

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law for Oregon on
Q: I been in a due dedication from my employer for over 7 years. They stopped my due deduction with out my knowledge.

I feel 4 months behind on my union dues because of this they terminated me without any warning.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for Oregon on
Q: I have a 3 year old child on the spectrum, father hasn’t been involved but has reached out wanting a visit on his terms

How do I go about putting together a parenting plan and filing for sole custody with a child on the spectrum and other parent not wanting to communicate but wants to visit on his terms - when he hasn’t been present or involved

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Oregon on
Q: arrested at medford airport in oregon 9/22/23 for ressistant arrest Class A & criminal tresspassing 2nd degree.

She will see the judge till monday is it best to get a lawyer now or wait till after the judge

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon on
Q: I took my landloard to court during covit

I took my landloard to court during covit she was to pay me 22000 out of the 22000 I had to pay her 9000 for back rent even after my rent was paid by a agency can I take my lawyer to court to refund me my 9000 he never fought for me and made me take the deal I asked for trial many times but he sold... View More

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Sep 23, 2023

If you are a competent adult, it is unlikely any such claim will be successful on the merits and it may be barred by the statute of limitations.

You should consult an attorney who practices in the area of legal malpractice in or near the county where your suit against your landlord occurred.

0 Answers | Asked in Libel & Slander for Oregon on
Q: I bought a used car sale person knew it was a not good but failed to info me

I bought a used car at a dealer the sales person admitted he knew the car was no good but did not inform me about the issue the car broke down 11 min later now the dealer won't refund my money or give me a different car I have a video where the sale person said the car was no good

2 Answers | Asked in Military Law for Oregon on
Q: If I'm active duty and my Missouri drivers license expired during training am I still able to drive despite this.

If so do I need a document if I get pulled over.

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answered on Sep 21, 2023

In many U.S. states, active duty military personnel are given some leeway when it comes to the expiration of their driver's licenses while they are deployed or in training. Missouri is one of those states that offers this extension. According to Missouri law, if you are an active duty member... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for Oregon on
Q: I just had felonies expunged & wondering if records can be seen if I apply for a job in the district attorney's office?

My record has successfully been expunged but I'm unsure if they're accessible if I apply for a position at the DA's office or as a 911 dispatcher?

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Oregon on
Q: Mom died intestate w/a 350K estate. How do I stop my sister (other heir) from stealing everything pending end of probate

The heirs are just us two daughters. I found out my younger sister has been stealing assets and has liquidated 3 bank accounts and has every intention of selling everything and keeping all of the money and not probating the estate that includes 2 homes and collectibles and cash. How do I stop her... View More

Karn Thapar
Karn Thapar
answered on Sep 19, 2023

From the fact pattern that you have described, it does appear that you are entitled to a portion of the estate. If your sister distributes the entire estate to herself, she will be violating intestacy laws and her responsibilities as personal representative if she has been so named. However,... View More

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0 Answers | Asked in Tax Law for Oregon on
Q: If I own my home but have no income and my boyfriend pays all bills for now am I considered to be collecting rental

income? Am I Supposed to be paying taxes on this ?

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Oregon on
Q: What can i do legally? i stay in motel turned into homeless shelter. Employees are harassing me only.

I work n go to online classes at night so I'm up till 2,3 maybe4am doing schoolwork. they have used laser red circle pointed thru my window, yelled my name at 1130 maybe midnight trying to get me to go to window.1 person lied to do room inspection said my worker was out of country. another... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Oregon on
Q: If I received a garnishment letter for debt 10 years old can they still enforce that if statute of limitations is up

I got a garnishment letter for a debt that is over 10 years old. The amount they say I owe is triple the actual amount I owed originally

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
answered on Sep 19, 2023

Assuming you are in Oregon, IF the statute of limitations is up, then no, they can no longer forcibly collect a debt from you and may well be committing an Unfair Debt Collection Practice and/or a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (i.e. both State and Federal potential violations). BUT if they... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Personal Injury and Health Care Law for Oregon on
Q: Can an agency in Oregon providing a caregiver to an elderly and/or disabled person legally (as in it's in their contract

Release and assumption of risk: the company is expressly released of any alleged negligent or wrongful act by an caregiver.

How is this legal? How can an agency providing caregivers be absolved of any and all liability should something horrible happen while they are in my home? What if... View More

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answered on Sep 19, 2023

This answer in no way establishes an attorney-client relationship but is intended as general information. Only a signed and fully executed retainer agreement may effectuate such attorney-client relationship.


Different states vary regarding the issue of signing waivers. Oregon...
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0 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Arbitration / Mediation Law for Oregon on
Q: Plaintiff lost arbitration and is filing appeal, trial de novo in Oregon

If I am the defendant with an arbitration award do I need to file a response to the trial de novo request?

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