If you’re a landlord in Oregon, either by choice or happenstance, your most worrisome concern is probably what happens if a tenant won’t leave at the end of the lease term or after an eviction notice is served. There are horror stories galore and, … [Read more...] about Your Tenant Actually Moved Out, Now What?
An employee posted on Facebook that her manger was a “scumbag” and was terminated for the comment. The termination was unlawful. A Chipotle employee tweeted about his low pay and was fired. The firing was unlawful. An employee posted a status update on … [Read more...] about Social Media Posts
In recent years, Oregon has enacted a dizzying array of new employment-related laws: mandatory minimum wage, mandatory sick leave, predictive scheduling, and “ban the box,” to name just a few. For employers, new laws are coming so fast that … [Read more...] about Are You Complying With Oregon’s Employee Retirement Savings Plan Requirements?
An often-overlooked issue regarding real property is whether the lot or parcel being conveyed was legally created. Oftentimes a lot or parcel is sold multiple times, among multiple parties, leading everyone involved in the transaction, the buyer, … [Read more...] about Is Your Lot Legal?
In Oregon, attention must be paid in drafting loan documents and identifying the date final payment is due (the “Maturity Date”). In loans secured by real property, the Maturity Date should be included in any recorded mortgage, trust deed, … [Read more...] about Secured Transactions and Maturity Dates