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How Can You Stop a Wage or Bank Account Garnishments in Oregon?

A garnishment is one method that creditors can use to collect debts owed.  Before a creditor is entitled to garnish, however, the creditor must obtain a judgment from a court declaring that the debt is owed.  Though there are some exceptions, for example a garnishment or tax levy, until a judgment has been entered, you […]

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Can I Get This Off My Record?

On a weekly basis I am contacted by individuals trying to remove criminal convictions an arrest records. This process, often called an expungement, is relatively straightforward, but the “rules” to “qualify” are often complicated and somewhat difficult to understand. The primary benefit is that “upon entry of the order the applicant for purposes of the […]

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Not receiving your Emails?

Keeping open communications with our clients is a priority at Gunn & Gunn.  With modern conveniences such as email, keeping in touch is easier than ever . . . most of the time.  Unfortunately, from time to time we recieve calls from our clients, telling us that they didn’t get an email we sent, or that they […]

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Student Loans in Bankruptcy

Generally Student Loans are not discharged by filing a bankruptcy case [11 U.S.C. §523(a)(8)]. It may be possible, however, to discharge the Student Loan in a limited number of circumstances. Once a bankruptcy case is filed, the individual then needs to file an Adversary Proceeding in the bankruptcy court. An adversary proceeding is a lawsuit filed in the […]

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College Savings Plans (529 Plans) in Bankruptcy Cases

Many individuals have established “529 Plans” to help fund college educations for children, grandchildren, step-children and step-grandchildren. There are several tax advantages to such plans which makes them an attractive option for many. Due to the tax advantages, many of these plans have been in effect for several years, and contributions have been made over […]

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The Importance of Electronic Media in Court Cases

Before the age of smart phones, text messaging, social networking, Twitter, blogging and Facebook, to name only a few, lawyers sought during a law suit to “discover” mostly paper documents. Today the list of requested data about you and those you communicate with is staggering. It’s also quite a revealing exercise to think about all […]

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Clients using Gmail Accounts

In general, Gmail is a fine email service, and you can’t beat the price.  However, sometimes the Gmail Spam filter can be overly aggressive.  We have recently been notified by some of our clients, that they are finding our messages in the Spam folder, as opposed to their Inbox.  We have confirmed that our mail […]

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Oregon Implied Consent Law

Under Oregon law, by driving a motor vehicle you have “implied” that you will consent to a search of your breath, blood, or urine if you are arrested for Driving Under the Influence. If your blood alcohol level is shown to be .08% or greater, you will be deemed to have “failed” the breath test. […]

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