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Portland Landlord-Tenant Lawyer, Oregon


John Andrew Pinzelik

Bankruptcy, Business Organization, Employment, Landlord-Tenant, Wills & Probate
Status:  In Good Standing           

Pete Meyers

Landlord-Tenant
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  12 Years

John Martin Nygaard

Business & Trade, Estate Planning, Landlord-Tenant
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  7 Years

David Simon

Health Care Other, Landlord-Tenant, Estate Planning, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           

P. Breckenridge Cartwright

Contract, Estate Planning, Landlord-Tenant, Copyright
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  6 Years

Lawrence Mitchell Vergun

Landlord-Tenant, Estate Planning, Business, Intellectual Property
Status:  In Good Standing           

Mary Johnson

Family Law, Civil & Human Rights, Landlord-Tenant, Real Estate Other
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  32 Years

Karen Laree Manske

Contract, Landlord-Tenant, Commercial Bankruptcy, Business & Trade
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  22 Years

Truman A Stone

Litigation, Private Schools, Commercial Real Estate, Business & Trade, Landlord-Tenant
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  24 Years

Charles Hillestad

Construction, Landlord-Tenant, Commercial Real Estate, Wills & Probate, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           

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LEGAL TERMS

DIVIDEND

A portion of profits distributed by a corporation to its shareholders based on the type of stock and number of shares owned. Dividends are usually paid in cash,... (more...)
A portion of profits distributed by a corporation to its shareholders based on the type of stock and number of shares owned. Dividends are usually paid in cash, though they may also be paid in the form of additional shares of stock or other property. The amount of a dividend is established by the corporation's board of directors; however, state laws often restrict a corporation's ability to declare dividends by requiring a minimum level of profits or assets before the dividend can be approved.

EVICTION

Removal of a tenant from rental property by a law enforcement officer. First, the landlord must file and win an eviction lawsuit, also known as an 'unlawful det... (more...)
Removal of a tenant from rental property by a law enforcement officer. First, the landlord must file and win an eviction lawsuit, also known as an 'unlawful detainer.'

ARBITRATION

A non-court procedure for resolving disputes using one or more neutral third parties -- called the arbitrator or arbitration panel. Arbitration uses rules of ev... (more...)
A non-court procedure for resolving disputes using one or more neutral third parties -- called the arbitrator or arbitration panel. Arbitration uses rules of evidence and procedure that are less formal than those followed in trial courts, which usually leads to a faster, less-expensive resolution. There are many types of arbitration in common use: Binding arbitration is similar to a court proceeding in that the arbitrator has the power to impose a decision, although this is sometimes limited by agreement -- for example, in 'hi-lo arbitration' the parties may agree in advance to a maximum and minimum award. In non-binding arbitration, the arbitrator can recommend but not impose a decision. Many contracts -- including those imposed on customers by many financial and healthcare organizations -- require mandatory arbitration in the event of a dispute. This may be reasonable when the arbitrator really is neutral, but is justifiably criticized when the large company that writes the contract is able to influence the choice of the arbitrator.

EASEMENT

A right to use another person's real estate for a specific purpose. The most common type of easement is the right to travel over another person's land, known as... (more...)
A right to use another person's real estate for a specific purpose. The most common type of easement is the right to travel over another person's land, known as a right of way. In addition, property owners commonly grant easements for the placement of utility poles, utility trenches, water lines or sewer lines. The owner of property that is subject to an easement is said to be 'burdened' with the easement, because he or she is not allowed to interfere with its use. For example, if the deed to John's property permits Sue to travel across John's main road to reach her own home, John cannot do anything to block the road. On the other hand, Sue cannot do anything that exceeds the scope of her easement, such as widening the roadway.

SEVERABILITY CLAUSE

A provision in a contract that preserves the rest of the contract if a portion of it is invalidated by a court. Without a severability clause, a decision by the... (more...)
A provision in a contract that preserves the rest of the contract if a portion of it is invalidated by a court. Without a severability clause, a decision by the court finding one part of the contract unenforceable would invalidate the entire document.

LIFE TENANT

One who has a life estate in real property.

BEQUEST

The legal term for personal property (anything but real estate) left in a will.

ASSIGNMENT

A transfer of property rights from one person to another, called the assignee.

LEGACY

An outdated legal word meaning personal property left by a will. The more common term for this type of property is bequest. Compare devise.