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 … [Read more...] about Janus Ripples Being Felt in Oregon
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 … [Read more...] about Oregon’s Receivership Statute
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 … [Read more...] about Selecting the Right Entity: General Partnerships
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 … [Read more...] about Debtor’s Misrepresentation to a Creditor
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 … [Read more...] about Should You Have A Power of Attorney?