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    Janus Ripples Being Felt in Oregon

    Last July we highlighted the case of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. That Supreme Court case held forcing non-union workers to finance union activities “violates the free speech rights. . . by compelling them to subsidize private speech on matters of substantial public concern.” The article ended with: “It is…
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    Oregon’s Receivership Statute

    In 2017, the Oregon Legislature enacted the new Oregon Receivership Code (“Code”), which took effect on January 1, 2018.  Previously, Oregon’s Receivership State defined types of receiverships which allowed very little flexibility.  The Code provides an efficient, defined mechanism for the appointment and use of a receiver to manage or dispose of assets during the…
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    Selecting the Right Entity: General Partnerships

    In keeping with the theme of previous articles, the next legal entity I will focus on is a general partnership. Similar to sole proprietorships, general partnerships are simple in structure and operation. An obvious differentiating factor, though, is the very nature of a partnership: there is more than one party.  As I further proceed in discussing a general partnership,…
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    Debtor’s Misrepresentation to a Creditor

    Can a Debtor’s misrepresentation to a Creditor, made specifically to get the Creditor to extend credit, be the basis of claiming the obligation is nondischargeable in the Debtor’s bankruptcy?  If the misrepresentation is not in writing and relates to a single asset, then probably not, even if the representation was made fraudulently. Under 11 U.S.C.…
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    Should You Have A Power of Attorney?

    It is certainly a good idea for each of us to sign and maintain in effect a Power of Attorney. A Power of Attorney authorizes another person (your “agent”) to act for you in handling your financial affairs and property. Powers of Attorney can be either “general” or “limited” in scope. It is important to…
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