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When is a Judgment Lien really a lien?

When is a Judgment Lien really a lien?

What is a Judgement Lien Typically, when a party obtains a judgment, the judgment becomes a lien (judgement lien) against real property owned by the judgment debtor in the county in which the judgment is recorded. In Oregon, the judgment automatically becomes a lien...
Exempt or Non Exempt Employee

Exempt or Non Exempt Employee

Exempt or Non Exempt Employee? Although employers are effective at initially classifying a hire is an exempt or nonexempt employee, employers infrequently revisit whether employees continue to be properly classified after being hired. This failure frequently exposes...
Position Your Case Before Filing a Lawsuit

Position Your Case Before Filing a Lawsuit

How to Position your case Before Filing a Law Suit Faced with a potential lawsuit, many people and companies don’t plan to position their case before filing a lawsuit. That approach fails to put you or your company in the position most likely to prevail if you...
Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges

Is a Tax Deferred Exchange the Right Choice for You? One frequently overlooked option when selling investment property is simply selling and paying taxes instead of engaging in a tax deferred exchange pursuant to IRC §1031. The commercial real estate market is white...