Archive for December 31st, 2012

New Year’s Legal Links

December 31, 2012 - by

Happy New Year everyone!  Here are some legal links to ring in the new year.  Starting off in our neck of the woods, the data is in on Washington’s privatization of liquor: prices haven’t come down (which is evident to anyone who’s examined the hefty taxes that replaced state-controlled price markups). In case you missed it, […]

Is a non-compete agreement enforceable in Oregon?

December 12, 2012 - by

Is your non-competition agreement enforceable in Oregon? If you have to ask, then the answer is: No, probably not. Oregon disfavors non-competition agreements, and presumes them invalid except in very narrow circumstances. Small business owners love them, and we see them in a number of circumstances where they just can’t be enforced. To find out […]

Do I need a will in Oregon?

December 10, 2012 - by

If you want to have a say in where your assets go after you die, then a will should be part of your estate plan.  Your will is not the only way to transfer property posthumously, and depending on your estate planning goals you might accomplish your plan with a trust, family LLC, transfer on […]