Protecting Your Business from Consumer Protection Litigation in Oregon

Protecting Your Business from Consumer Protection Litigation in Oregon

If your business engages in the sale of “real estate, goods, or services” or collection matters in Oregon, your business is subject to statutory consumer protections contained in Oregon’s Unlawful Trade Practices Act (UTPA), ORS 646.605, et. al.  The UTPA contains broad enforcement authority and…

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…

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…