WA County Legal Blog

You’ve Been Sued! How to Deal With Your Complaint

You’ve Been Sued! How to Deal With Your Complaint

After getting over the initial shock of being served by the Sheriff or other process server with a civil lawsuit in Oregon, you should carefully read your Summons and Complaint and strongly consider consulting with an Oregon attorney immediately.  Since your time to respond to…

Have You Been Subpoenaed to Testify at a Deposition, Arbitration, or Trial?

Have You Been Subpoenaed to Testify at a Deposition, Arbitration, or Trial?

We have all watched legal dramas on television where someone swears to “Tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth” before they testify in a legal proceeding.  If you have actually experienced this process yourself, you may have testified as a witness…

Understanding Oregon Court-Annexed Arbitration

Understanding Oregon Court-Annexed Arbitration

If you have been sued or are considering suing someone in Oregon Circuit Court, you should familiarize yourself with Oregon’s Court-Annexed Arbitration process.  Hopefully, this article will help provide you some background.   For civil cases where monetary damages do not exceed $50,000.00, the County…

Growing Your Business by Limiting Your Legal Risks

Growing Your Business by Limiting Your Legal Risks

If you are a small business owner, you are likely considering ways to make more money to grow your business in 2018.  In doing so, you might be evaluating your options and strategizing how to increase your sales and cut overhead.  That’s excellent. However, and…