Oregon Supreme Court

Opinions Filed in January 2018

Bates v. Bankers Life & Casualty Co.

“An action may be brought under ORS 124.100 for financial abuse . . . [w]hen a vulnerable person requests that another person transfer to the vulnerable person any money or property that the other person holds or controls and that belongs to . . . the vulnerable person . . . and the other person, without good cause, either continues to hold the money or property or fails to take reasonable steps to make the money or property readily available.” ORS 124.110(1)(b).

Area(s) of Law:
  • Elder Law

Law v. Zemp

“[A] trial court has general or specific statutory authority to include, in a charging order, ancillary provisions that it finds necessary to allow a judgment creditor access to a debtor-partner’s distributional interest in a company, as long as those provisions do not unduly interfere with the company’s management.”

Area(s) of Law:
  • Business Law

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