On June 30, 2020, Governor Brown signed House Bill 4204, limiting foreclosures and other remedies for defaulting on by mortgages, trust deeds, and land sale contracts. In very broad terms, HB 4204 forbids lenders from declaring a default based on certain … [Read more...] about HOUSE BILL 4204 – FORECLOSURE MORATORIUM THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
In response to COVID-19, many Executive Orders and laws have been enacted to address the challenges that have arisen as a result. Some of which respond to renters and homeowners struggling to make payments due to the national pandemic emergency. Among … [Read more...] about Staying at Home During Coronavirus, Even if You Can’t Afford To: Eviction Moratorium and Mortgage Forbearance
In response to rising concerns about the spread of COVID-19 (a.k.a. coronavirus), Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a series of measures designed to slow spread of the virus. One measure is a ban on large gatherings. That may be unconstitutional. In … [Read more...] about Is Governor Brown’s Four-Week Ban on Large Gatherings Constitutional?
Oregon has a new advance directive law. The new law, which was signed by Governor Kate Brown on March 16, 2018, creates a process to update Oregon’s 25 year-old advance directive form. An advance directive is a legal document that allows a person to … [Read more...] about Oregon’s New Advance Directive Statute