Who Can I Contact to Discuss My Legal Issues with in Oregon and Washington?

Who Can I Contact to Discuss My Legal Issues with in Oregon and Washington?

If you live in Oregon or Washington, you may be looking for an attorney.  However, like many people, you may not know who to talk to contact.  We recommend you talk first with trusted friends and colleagues to see if they can make an appropriate…

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

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

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

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 yourself, you may have testified as a witness or…

Have You Been Summoned For Jury Duty?

Have You Been Summoned For Jury Duty?

Like many people, opening your mail and finding a jury duty summons may give you mixed feelings.  That’s fair.  Most people don’t like being surprised, or told what to do.  Jury duty may also cause you inconvenience, missed work, or other personal hardship.  In some…

Is a Debt Collector Contacting You?

Is a Debt Collector Contacting You?

If you are like many, you have some debt.  When bills are unpaid and in default, a creditor may seek the assistance of a collection agency or attorney to collect unpaid debts.  This occurs when payments are in default and when unpaid debts are reduced…

Understanding Oregon's Mandatory Circuit Court-Annexed Arbitration

Understanding Oregon's Mandatory Circuit Court-Annexed Arbitration

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