My brother has fought my legal authority from day 1 and done everything he could to conceal, withhold and hide debts owed , creditors etc… I’ve been trying to administer the trust for two years now and he’s got an attorney that’s had me removed as trustee and is now suing me for failure to... Read more »
answered on Mar 27, 2023
It is important that you hire a litigator to represent you. This will be the only way you will be appropriately defended and have any chance of receiving your share of the inheritance.
Entered, began shopping. After a short time, the manager comes up and says she has me on camera with a sound bar shoved down my pants.
Then says so I'm going to have to ask you to leave.
Confused, I say, I don't think so; can I see the video. She showed. The video depicts... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2023
An Oregon criminal defense attorney could analyze this best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, it may be best to stay away from that store. They could create bigger headaches for you than the loss of store points. Good luck
A complaint was filed in civil court. Before it could be served and before a summons was drafted submitted or served, the defendant motioned repeatedly for a dismissal. All were unanswered by the courts as a lawsuit had not been fully initiated; until an ex associate of the defenses lawyer was... Read more »
answered on Jan 2, 2023
Ordinarily, in a federal lawsuit, the filing of a motion to dismiss by a defendant constitutes an appearance such that the issuance and service of a summons is no longer necessary. The main purpose of a summons is to compel an appearance by the defendant. So, if a defendant appears by filing a... Read more »
My pets were abducted two months ago by my ex-roomie who was acting very mentally unstable leading up to me asking him to move out of my home. I filed a lawsuit in Washington County small claims court against him, which is where my home is located and where the defendant relocated. I recently got a... Read more »
answered on Dec 12, 2022
Yes, you apparently have a Judgment in your favor but now need to be able to enforce it. In this case, that appears to have to be done by a Sheriff and that in turn only happens when the Sheriff gets an express Order (Writ) from the Judge telling the Sheriff to go enforce your Judgment but taking... Read more »
The 2 weeks notice I gave to Masterbrand Cabinets Inc. ended on a Friday, I was told the would have my final paycheck on Monday so I drove 30 miles to pick it up, but they still didn't have it ready and told me to try back the next day. So I drove 30 miles back home and the next day again... Read more »
answered on Nov 13, 2022
Since you gave that much notice, your final check was due on your last day, so it is well overdue. You are entitled to an extra 8 hours of pay for each day they were late, which started that Saturday. I would contact an employment attorney in your area, and your employer will also have to pay... Read more »
answered on Sep 27, 2022
I am not sure if I understand your question. I understand it to mean that people with hazmat suits recommended closing all or part of a building and management did not follow the recommendation. I am not aware of any laws that require obedience to people wearing hazmat suits. However, if someone... Read more »
Right off the bat I had to sign a huge stack of papers which I was kind of unsure signing to begin with, but it was a relinquishing my the information from all bank accounts all of my person to person pay apps that. my call log on my phone all any phone records. I also had to provide phone numbers... Read more »
answered on Sep 21, 2022
You must have a basis to sue your insurance company. You cannot sue your car company merely for asking for documentation to support a claim you are making. To answer this question, more context is needed. What is the underlying claim you are making that would entitle you to insurance coverage?... Read more »
He has the title in his girlfriend's name (he's unable to obtain a driver's license) and they are in Washington State. I have the car and would just like this to be settled. I covered the cost of the funeral and my son's debts. I just don't know what my rights are or what... Read more »
answered on Aug 22, 2022
I don't have enough information to answer your specific legal question but, in general, if a car owner dies in Oregon and no probate is filed their intestate heirs can fill out an Inheritance Affidavit at the DMV and transfer their car as the intestate heirs agree. So, if your son was an... Read more »
I have a 60 day warranty. I brought it back after one week and told them we’re where issues, they said I’d have to pay 180 for diagnostic even though on paper it said 60 days DEALERSHIP PAYS for labor, parts used, diagnostics, etc. still tried to make me pay, decided whatever, power steering... Read more »
answered on Jun 27, 2022
It sounds like you may have enough evidence for a potential lawsuit. Of course, an attorney would need to verify the content of the contract and the diagnostic tests. This is a malpractice case and a breach of contract case. It is a breach of contract because they are not honoring the warranty... Read more »
Do I need to be concerned
answered on Jun 26, 2022
No. That money belongs to you. Unless your lawyer received and misappropriated and kept the money (which is a crime), you should not be affected by his bankruptcy.
A building contractor that I individually contracted with put a mechanics' lien on the house where he performed work in Portland and is foreclosing. My son and DiL are the title owners of record, live in CA, and had no knowledge. I have no legal interest and acted as an implied agent, so... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2022
Everyone named in this action should hire their own attorneys to assist on this matter since everyone has their own interests in it. In order to have someone removed as a party, the proper motions need to be filed and granted - it's not as simple as just removing them.
You can find... Read more »
A car was dropped off after hours at a closed location
answered on Mar 19, 2022
Only an Oregon criminal law attorney could advise meaningfully under the posted category of Criminal Law, but your post remains open for a month.
From a CIVIL law standpoint where security became an element upon which damages were claimed, it could possibly become relevant, for instance, if... Read more »
I was given an offer of employment. I accepted the position and I quit my job to take the new job. The day before my start date I was informed that my start date was being postponed due to weather conditions. After inquiring as to when I would begin working for them I was told that they would not... Read more »
answered on Jan 5, 2022
The statute of frauds is used to basically invalidate contracts, which is not what you are trying to do.
You may have a breach of contract if you can show the contract was for a certain length and thus it was no longer at will, or potentially a promissory estoppel claim due to quitting your... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2021
There is no doubt that there is an shortage of attorneys and there will only continue to be some. Furthermore, due to COVID-19, trials are not moving fast enough, which leads to an increase in attorney workload. The best thing to do is to continue to search for an attorney to assist. Over the... Read more »
Hello, my good friend of mine recently passed away. She had an will (notarized) saying that I was sole beneficiary to her whole estate no one else. She had no living relatives or family members. I was reading the paper work for the small estate affidavit saying that no convicted felon can file. I... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2021
If you are a convicted felon Oregon law does not allow you to file a Small Estate Affidavit. I recommend that you have someone else file it. Possible options are someone who is named as the alternate Personal Representative, an intestate heir (immediate family to the decedent) or a creditor... Read more »
Specifically in Umatilla Co.
answered on Oct 6, 2021
Yes. What it is depends upon the nature of the civil suit or perhaps what claims are elected to be made - i.e. some events may give rise to more than one way of claiming damages and each may have a different statute of limitations.
answered on Aug 10, 2021
You should very carefully review things with a local tort attorney. Fraud is often difficult to prove; you normally must prove specific damages, and the standard of proof is higher than for most other civil lawsuits (Clear and Convincing as opposed to just a preponderance). Often there may be... Read more »
Thousands of dollars = $10,000.00+.
answered on Jul 30, 2021
If you qualify financially, contact the Oregon State Bar Association's Modest Means program for names of lower-cost attorneys in your area.
My boyfriend was given a lease renewal letter and told he had til the end end of this month to sign it. Today he received a letter saying that that has been rescinded and it is now going to be month to month. Out of 3 units he was the only one put on month to month and when he asked the landlord he... Read more »
answered on May 17, 2021
Had he signed and accepted the offer prior to the rescission, there is likely nothing the landlord could have done. But if he rescinded before your boyfriend accepted the renewed term lease, your boyfriend in now likely going to be on a month to month. But that is not the end of the world - to... Read more »
I have a breach of contract case against a contractor who did improper work on my home. I completed the complaint and mediation process with the State of Oregon Construction Contractors board. The contractor has not responded to any communication and did not appear for the mediation appointment... Read more »
answered on Apr 9, 2021
You would need to file a complaint for breach of contract in the circuit court for the county in which your home is located. In your complaint, you would need to make allegations to support your claim, including allegations to support the existence of a contract, how the contractor breached it,... Read more »
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