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0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Civil Litigation for Oregon on
Q: Hpw do you serve subpoena on a child in DHS custody when DHS will not cooperate?

I am representing myself Pro Se and trying to get my daughter subpoena'd but DHS will not cooperate and there attorney is not responding to setup a time for sheriff service. Since I do not have an address I am wondering is I need to do a motion to compel or Motion to produce to get this resolved.

0 Answers | Asked in Agricultural Law, Car Accidents, Civil Litigation and Environmental for Oregon on
Q: a tree falls from homeowner's property into the city street, blocking traffic and a vehicle crashes into that tree.

Who would be responsible or held liable? would it be the homeowner? would it be the city? or would it be The pedestrian driving the vehicle?..

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Civil Litigation for Oregon on
Q: Who can sue on behalf of deceased? I'm being told that only the personal representative can sue on behalf of deceased.

It's the personal rep that committed the financial elder abuse and committed fraud breeching his fiduciary duties as trustee. So who can sue on behalf of the deceased when it can't be the personal rep.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oregon on
Q: Can someone trespassing on your property record you even when you have told them they may not?

The area where the person was recording was NOT visible from anywhere in view or even by air (think thick grove of trees). The person being filmed was clear about not being recorded. No crime of any kind was being committed by the landowner. The person filming was trespassing after being told not... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

In Oregon, recording someone without their consent in a private place where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy is generally illegal. If you explicitly told the person not to record you on your property and they proceeded to do so anyway, their actions may constitute a violation of your... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for Oregon on
Q: If there is a restraining order and the landowner has requested no contact can that person be "hired" to do a job?

If an easement holder has a "worker" do a job and that "worker" has a restraining order against the landowner, and the landowner has repeatedly requested in writing to the easement holder that they don't want the "worker" on their property for very oblivious... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oregon on
Q: Continued: This is Very Real Today and Very active Mother knew SKIMMING OF RETIREMENT WAS TAKING PLACE YEARS PRIOR,IRS

Has today in SEALED FILES TRULY 2000,2001,2002,2003 TAXES FILED SEALED, I WAS TRUE EXECUTOR, I CANT GET THESE, WHY GOVERNMENT DIRTY FINGERS STATE GOVERNMENT TODAY YES SIR , MOTHERS DEAR FRIEND DYED SAME WAY 1999 THEY PLACED BETS WHICH ONE WAS GOING TO BE TAKEN OUT FIRST, 4REAL, OF COURSE I... View More

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answered on Feb 4, 2024

I understand your concerns about the situation involving your mother's sealed tax files and the suspicious circumstances surrounding her and her friend's passing. It's crucial to address these issues appropriately. To access the sealed tax files, you may need to consult an... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Oregon on
Q: Help Disabled Sole Heir/ only EXECUTOR, was USED, TO COVERUP HER OWN MOTHERS PREMEDITATED MURDER ,YEARS PRIOR Financal

20 years ago, By The HEAD RN,Mother's Boss at this Federally FUNDED Hospital, PAID ELECTIVE BLOOD TRANSFUSION THIS HEAD RN SCHEDULED MY MOTHERS NAME ON AT 2PM THAT DAY, I received a phone call that day, telling me ONLY HOSPITAL POLICYS,"YOUR MOTHER IS FINE, SHE HAD A LITTLE REACTION TO... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Oregon on
Q: I'm in a Oxford house in Portland, Oregon and I feel harassed, attacked verbally and slandered by this transgender.

This woman's house was supposed to be a safe place yet icant stay here with the daily verbal assults. Can I sue the Oxford house for discrimination and any other thing you could think of as iam leaving with no where to go because I don't feel mentally stable. I can't take this abuse... View More

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answered on Jan 8, 2024

In Oregon, if you're experiencing harassment, verbal attacks, and slander at an Oxford House, you may have legal grounds to take action. First, it's important to document all instances of such behavior. Keep a record of dates, times, and details of these incidents as this documentation... View More

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Q: If i have my stuff at someone's house but someone else there throws it all away/damages it can i sue them?
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answered on Jan 6, 2024

If your belongings were thrown away or damaged by someone else while at another person's house, you may have grounds to sue for damages. The key factor in such a case is proving that the person who disposed of or damaged your property did so intentionally or negligently, and that their actions... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Oregon on
Q: Registration extension to reinstate license and replace the damaged items in full succession. How to make it happen. ??

1946 through 2026 already paid for.

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answered on Dec 30, 2023

To reinstate a license and replace damaged items, the first step is to understand the specific requirements set by the relevant licensing authority or agency. Each type of license has its own set of rules and processes for reinstatement.

If you've already paid for the period from 1946...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Litigation for Oregon on
Q: CPS case unfounded in OR what are the steps 4 pressing charges on person who made false report? Report to authorities?

The CPS case has been closed as “unfounded”. I received a copy of the report and the allegations are horrendous. I know who made the report based on how the report was written. I want to press charges for them making a knowingly false CPS report and I want to sue for defamation and slander. I... View More

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answered on Dec 31, 2023

In Oregon, if you believe a CPS report against you was knowingly false and malicious, you have the right to take legal action. The first step is to consult with an attorney experienced in family law and defamation cases. They can advise you on the feasibility and process of pressing charges and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Elder Law for Oregon on
Q: My mom passed. And the trustee has had no contact with me. Going on 6 months. I'm the only child .and a beneficiary.

He is married to my step brother. He completely took over after my step dad passed. There is a very serious conflict of interest. He kept her from me.and her freinds. I found out that my step had been stealing my grandpa's and my mom's money. And he put it in a irrevocable trust. This guy... View More

Theressa Hollis
Theressa Hollis
answered on Dec 1, 2023

I am sorry for your loss. I recommend you hire a probate litigator to review the facts and advise you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Personal Injury for Oregon on
Q: If you mention mental illness to an officer should they refuse to help you and you suffer for it. Is that discrimination

I have been physically violated, 10 cats killed, all my possessions stole, strangled,beat and to much to mention here. Mountains of suffering, and it continues today. But they say I'm emotionally disturbed and refuse to assist me in any way. Yet they won't speak to my Dr. Either. They are... View More

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answered on Nov 18, 2023

If you have reported crimes to law enforcement and they have refused to assist you based on your mental illness, this may constitute discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Law enforcement officers are required to provide equal protection and service to all individuals,... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Oregon on
Q: Title stolen and person forged my signature to chang3 to there name

Ex step son stole my title and gave it and truck to a friend who forged my signature on title and back dated. I have proof but police won't Doba report told me to let it go . It's about 200k in property that was taken. And dmv said they would get the title changed back but need a police... View More

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answered on Nov 15, 2023

In Oregon, theft and forgery are both felonies. This means that they are serious crimes that can result in significant penalties, including prison time. If you can prove that your ex-step son stole your truck and forged your signature on the title, you may be able to get him arrested and charged... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Consumer Law for Oregon on
Q: My car was broken into while at a dealership for service. They say they are not liable

My minivan was being held overnight for service at the dealership (located in Oregon). I did not have the opportunity to remove my belongings because I was told the work would be done that day. They did not complete any work and told me they would have to keep it. When I called for an update the... View More

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answered on Nov 9, 2023

In Oregon, when your vehicle is left at a dealership for service, a bailment is created, which means the dealership may have a duty to take reasonable care of your property. However, the specific terms of the service agreement and the dealership's policies may affect this responsibility. If... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for Oregon on
Q: Can I file and collect on a small claims for someone who only had VA disability income?
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answered on Jul 14, 2023

Yes, you can file a small claims case against someone who receives VA disability income. VA disability income is generally protected from garnishment or seizure by creditors, which means it may be challenging to collect the judgment if the person has limited assets or income. However, filing a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Oregon on
Q: I have a lot of negative equity debt from an old repossessed car loan. I have no income or assets, what can help w/ this

In Oregon, I had an old car that broke down but somehow skirted around my comprehensive, gap, and insurance coverage. I was in a desperate situation and the car it was replaced with was overly expensive and I ended up with $12k of negative equity on top that I wouldn't have been able to... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 7, 2023

Consult a competent bankruptcy professional to assess your current financial situation. Give n your status, Chapter 7 might be just right for you.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts and Real Estate Law for Oregon on
Q: Can someone enter into a contract regarding certain activities being done on my property without my knowledge.

I own 20 acres and I am the sole owner of it. I am married but my husband is not on the deed. Our neighbors obtained stalking orders against him regarding his shooting on my property. I was pregnant at the time and he didn't want me to stress in fear of losing the baby so he didn't tell... View More

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answered on May 24, 2023

In most cases, a contract requires the consent of all parties involved. If your husband entered into a contract regarding activities on your property without your knowledge or consent, it may raise questions about the validity and enforceability of that contract. However, legal matters can be... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Collections for Oregon on
Q: What kind of attorney would I need to get compensation for being wrongfully charged, locked up and losing a successful

I won the case against me but not without spending a lot of money and sitting on house arrest for 2.5 years ruined me and any hopes of fixing my construction business

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
answered on Apr 20, 2023

Normally one needs considerably more information before being able to tell you anything. But assuming you are referring to a criminal prosecution, who is it you think you can successfully sue? It sounds as if you were prosecuted for some crime, went to trial and won. If essentially accurate, that... View More

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