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Who doesn't know at least one horrible and/or inappropriate joke about an attorney? We don't exactly have the best publicity going for us. But when you need an attorney you need A Good One - because if you cut corners and don't get a good estate planner at the outset, your estate may...
Is this where my future as a fiduciary, trust, and estate litigator is headed? Do I need to get an agent and print up some 8 X 10 glossy publicity photos? Recently a casting call was issued in the New York area for a new reality...
While we are alive and competent, access to and possession of "virtual assets" (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Flickr accounts) and information poses no legal problems. However, at the death or incompetence of the owner, the fiduciary (personal representative, conservator or trustee)...
Oregon’s Court of Appeals recently made a step towards clarifying Oregon’s statute prohibiting financial abuse of “vulnerable persons” (which includes persons age 65 and older) under ORS 124.110. However, the broad contours of the elder abuse laws in ORS Chapter 124...
COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR SERIES Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP's seminar series helps keep our clients and colleagues informed on recent developments and industry best practices. The seminars typically take place in our beautiful, state-of-the-art conference room on the 38th floor of the US Bancorp...
When the Trust says jump, then the Trustee jumps, right? Not necessarily. When sufficient evidence instructs the Trustee otherwise, consider a petition to reform the Trust. In Frakes v. Nay, the Oregon Court of Appeals upheld a grant of summary judgment in favor of reforming...
We’re excited to welcome three new attorneys to the Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP family: Ben Leedy (left), Denise Gorrell (right), and The Honorable Donald W. Hull (center). The Honorable Donald W. Hull has joined the firm as senior counsel. Judge Hull retired in December 2011 after...
Coming up in February... COMPLIMENTARY SEMINAR SERIES Samuels Yoelin Kantor LLP's seminar series helps keep our clients and colleagues informed on recent developments and industry best practices. The seminars typically take place in our beautiful, state-of-the-art conference room on the 38th...
If you are the owner of an Oregon business entity such as a corporation or limited liability company, you may have recently received an official-looking notice from a “Corporate Regulatory Committee” demanding payment of $238.00 to file your Oregon corporate annual report. According...
This blog reported on the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) latest notice-posting requirement for employers falling under its jurisdiction (see our October 3 and October 12, 2011 posts). Once again, the NLRB has extended the deadline to hang the mandatory and controversial 11-by-17...