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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Communications Law and Federal Crimes for Oregon on
Q: Is it legal to have audio surveillance at a restaurant?

The restaurant I work at installed surveillance cameras a few months ago. I just found out it also has audio surveillance. We were not informed they could listen to us. Is that legal?

Mr. Michael O. Stevens
Mr. Michael O. Stevens answered on Jan 18, 2019

If everyone was told they were recording yes, otherwise it is illegal to recover conversations in Oregon without the consent of all parties, implied or otherwise.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Identity Theft, Landlord - Tenant and Social Security for Oregon on
Q: A woman took money from my daughter saying it was for rent for 1year what can we do

Soon after she took my daughter's money she kicked her out without notice or reimbursement and left my daughter homeless in a strange place. There is more but as you see it's a long story

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott answered on Nov 9, 2018

Assuming you can prove it, and it occurred in Oregon, your daughter simply needs to review everything in detail with a landlord-tenant attorney who practices in the same geographic area as the rental. Good luck.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Oregon on
Q: Does a bank have the authority to sale my land and home while I'm incarcerated and not inform me ?

I was incarcerated in sc for 9 months in 2004ish and I owed the bank $100,000.00. My home was almost built and was worth at the time $400,000.00 but when I got out it was gone. Was that legal or was it most likely sold for what I owed and someone just got a awesome deal or was there a way that the... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 17, 2018

You need to have an attorney look into this ASAP. There are many obstacles that must be satisfied, plus additional ones if you were in jail, to foreclose in property. If you were not notified, you may have a claim.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Oregon on
Q: Is it legal for a court to not have any working phone lines? Asking for grounds for a law suit.

A court an hour and a half from me that I have a debt with lists three different phone numbers to call them at but all three numbers when called say either "your call cannot be completed at this time" or "this number has been disconnected". I can't take time off work to drive over there and ask... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Aug 13, 2018

Be careful.

That sounds like a typical scam.

Read up on them,

There cannot be a contempt of court without a judgment

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, International Law and Business Law for Oregon on
Q: I wish to know if buy brand new luxury cars for a dealer to export it to other countries legal or illegal?

I buy brand new luxury cars with the dealers money, then make commission out of it, The dealer send a transportation company to pick up the car. They then ship the car to other counties such as China, Africa, Europe. I want to know if its legal for me to be doing this without getting legal stuff or... Read more »

Jingzhan Wang
Jingzhan Wang answered on Apr 10, 2018

For China, it's ok if you legally import it

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Personal Injury and Civil Rights for Oregon on
Q: What can do if my ex-boyfriend video taped us having sex without my knowledge or consent?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 9, 2017

You have a right to the image & or an order forbidding him to release it. However you'll likely have to pay the attorney to get to the order.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Domestic Violence, Federal Crimes and Juvenile Law for Oregon on
Q: Can my girlfriend file a restraining order against her mother's boyfriend?

My girlfriend (16) is currently living with her mother. Her mother recently got back together with her ex-boyfriend who cheated on her and abused the both of them for years. He also watched my girlfriend change her clothes when she was about 8 years old. He has recently been threatening to hit the... Read more »

Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott answered on May 1, 2017

Your girlfriend may or may not qualify for a restraining order against the boyfriend. If she is living with Mom and her boyfriend, and there are both credible threats of repeat violence she may qualify. One potential problem, though, is that she is underage and would need someone 18 or older to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Oregon on
Q: Where can I find a case number for a current casein the federal circuit court in Portland, OR ?
William E. Scully Jr.
William E. Scully Jr. answered on Mar 28, 2014

Sure! Plug the term, "PACER" into Google. PACER stands for Public Access to Court Electronic Records. You will have to register for an account. Registration alone doesn't cost you, but if you download any documents it will cost about $.08 per page. Once you register you can go to the district... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes for Oregon on
Q: What can be done when a defendent has dementia, irreversible and untreatable whose attorney is pressuring to take a plea

78 year old defendent in a Federal criminal case has dementia, heart disease, prostate cancer and COPD. Physical conditions severely limit time he can spend with attorney but worse, his dementia prevents him from processing/comprehending,remembering and retaining information. Volumes of medical... Read more »

Troy Pickard
Troy Pickard answered on Feb 12, 2013

You should probably trust your attorney. But, if you are convinced that your attorney is wrong to not consider some sort of diminished capacity defense or the fact that the defendant is unable to understand the proceedings, you should think about hiring another attorney and mental health... Read more »

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