Understanding a family’s dynamics in estate planning is very important. Frequently, I have clients that come to me requesting a “simple will”. For example, a couple in their mid 60s comes to my office for estate planning. They have three kids all over the age of 30. They own a primary residence, a vacation property at the beach which has been in the family for two generations that they would like the kids to receive … Read more
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 15, 2012
When a contract isn’t clearly written, bad things can happen to the party who wrote it. At least that’s the cautionary lesson of a recent Oregon Court of Appeals decision: Dial Temporary Help Service, Inc. v. DLF International Seeds, Inc., 252 Or App 376 (2012).
In that case the plaintiff, Dial, wrote a contract for providing DLF with temporary workers. The contract stated that the temporary workers Dial provided would not be authorized to … Read more