What is a Probate?

May 29th, 2020 by

After the passing of a loved one, you may find yourself overwhelmed by grief and how to handle their affairs. The estate process does not need to be this way; there are local legal professionals who are here to explain the process and assist you step-by-step to ultimately settle the affairs of your loved one.   Our office finds many […]

What Should I Do If I’m Being Sued?

May 15th, 2020 by

After receiving a demand letter or being served with a civil lawsuit, you may be feeling anxious, confused, or fearful about the future and how to proceed. First, know that you are not alone. Second, know that there are knowledgeable professionals who can guide you through the process and point you to valuable resources. Simple […]

Estate Planning During COVID-19

April 17th, 2020 by

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic a lot of my clients are asking about their estate planning. One question I hear repeatedly is “do I need a will?” The answer depends on individual circumstances, family dynamics, personal preferences, and a host of other issues. That said, the answer is a definite “yes” if one of the following circumstances applies to you.   […]

Oregon Employers and Compliance with COVID-19 Restrictions

March 20th, 2020 by

A couple of things for Oregon employers and employees to keep in mind. First – All employees get sick time. If you have 10 or more employees sick time must be paid. 1 hour of sick time accrues for every 30 hours worked. Employees can use sick time to care for themselves, family members or […]

B2H : What is Eminent Domain?

March 16th, 2020 by

The Boardman to Hemingway transmission line, or B2H, promises a 500-kilovolt transmission line that, when completed, will run from Boardman, Oregon to Melba, Idaho. Jointly constructed, operated, and maintained by the Idaho Power Administration and the Bonneville Power Administration, the project has faced much opposition from private property owners who find that their land will […]