Our office has seen a recent uptick in requests for the preparation of wills, advanced directives, and other basic estate planning documents. If you have questions about these services, contact our office today and inquire about our flat rates.
After many years, and despite increases in personal injury and wrongful death associated with traffic speed rates, Oregon's highway speed limit has increased. Oregon law defines the maximum speed that a motorist travelling on Oregon roadways can legally drive without being cited or arrested.
The DUII Diversion program is often a real option for avoiding a conviction for DUII in the State of Oregon. DUII Diversion eligibility requirements have changed over time. You are likely eligible for diversion under the 2015 version of the law if you can meet the DUII Diversion eligibility requirements/criteria in the article.
Will I get all my attorney fees awarded to me if I win? This question often arises in a business law setting where clients are making a business decision about whether or not a business lawsuit is worth the cost. Often this is controlled by the contract, if one is at stake, that the parties have agreed to in advance and specifying that the winner gets their reasonable attorney fees.
If you have a contract that contains an "attorney fee" clause, --one that states that in the event of a lawsuit for breach of that contract the court can award attorney fees to a prevailing party, then you can of course obtain your reasonable attorney fees if you win. But, if you have a contract that does not contain an attorney fee clause, you may still be able to obtain an award of attorney fees if you win in the case.
In Oregon the phrase DUI refers to Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants and is commonly known as "Drunk Driving". In Oregon, a person commits the offense of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants if the person drives a vehicle while the person has a 0.08 percent or more by weight of alcohol in their blood stream, or is under the influence of an intoxicating liquor, a controlled substance or an inhalant, or is under the influence of any combination of intoxicating liquor, an inhalant and a controlled substance.