Do I qualify for bankruptcy? We get asked this question a lot and the answer most lawyers provide is “that depends.” Does anyone think that is a good answer! No way! Bankruptcy is a process that can provide immense, immediate relief to people who are overwhelmed by debt. Like anything in the law, the devil […]
Michael O’Brien’s Blog
Congratulations on wrapping up another successful season of Tigard Little League! For ten years Michael O’Brien has sponsored a team of young boys and girls playing Little League in Tigard. Special thanks to the team this year and the wonderful photograph they sent over in appreciation!
Foreclosure means a home is at risk. Most of the time this is a home that serves as the primary residence of the borrower. In Oregon, foreclosures follow one of two very different processes. We previously posted information about “Judicial Foreclosures” and the information that follows is about “Non-Judicial Foreclosures.” Next week we will compare and […]
Foreclosure can be a terrifying word, but sometimes the concept is worse than the reality. After taking the time to learn a bit about foreclosure, the homeowner can take back some control and explore non-retention options on their timeline, or even better, the problem can be fixed and the home retained. In Oregon, foreclosures are […]
This time of year we meet with many people who are exploring bankruptcy options but have questions about how the bankruptcy laws may affect their right to income tax refunds owed to them but not yet received. These laws vary by state and since we practice exclusively in Oregon these comments pertain to the laws […]