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Consumer Law in Oregon
With Consumer Law in Oregon you can easily protect your clients’ financial interests and advise them about available rights and remedies. Anyone who has had trouble with unethical bill collectors, delinquent debtors, inaccurate credit reports, difficult consumers, or dishonest salespeople will value this book. It answers questions about mortgages, student loans, automobile warranties, health insurance contracts, and more. Coverage includes many Oregon and federal statutes, including the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and the Unlawful Trade Practices Act.

Foreclosing Security Interests
Although emphasizing the foreclosure of interests in real property, this book also discusses the foreclosure of security interests in personal property, as well as self-help remedies under the UCC. Topics include: when the right to foreclosure arises; when to elect a different remedy; statutory procedures; mortgagee’s liability for environmental problems; creating and recording trust deeds; foreclosure by advertisement and sale or by judicial proceeding; anatomy of a land sale contract; forfeiture; strict foreclosure requirements; enforceability and dischargeability of federal tax liens; resolving lien-priority disputes both judicially and administratively; who may claim a lien, and against whom; what is lienable; perfecting the lien; judicial foreclosure procedures; secured party’s remedies on the debtor’s default; disposing of collateral; and consequences of noncompliance with procedural requirements.

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Creditors Rights and Remedies
This book contains the latest developments in debtor-creditor law and a wealth of practice tips to make you an efficient and effective lawyer. It focuses on Oregon case law and statutes, and presents explanations of federal law where applicable. Highlights include: enforcing statutory and possessory liens, discovery, foreign judgments, exemptions, using the Internet to search for debtors and their assets, execution, garnishment, bankruptcy, assignment for benefit of creditors and receivers, and fraudulent conveyances and creditors’ bills. Contains over 50 forms, with a concentration on garnishment, and interrogatories and judgment debtor examinations forms.

Plus, the 2006 supplement completes the revision with new information, including: new law governing disposition of foreclosure sale proceeds; updates to procedures for obtaining and enforcing writs of execution; new section addressing claims against revocable trusts; discussion of new provisions governing manner of payment at execution sales; effect of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 on the Bankruptcy Code; and changes to the homestead exemption.

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This title is out of print. If you are an Oregon attorney, please log on to BarBooks to view or download a copy of this book. If you are not a member, please contact Jenni Abalan at 503-431-6345 for ordering options.

Bankruptcy Law
This book is an authoritative treatise on the substance and procedure of Oregon bankruptcy law. It discusses the relationship between the bankruptcy court and federal district court, alternatives to filing bankruptcy, how to commence a bankruptcy case, litigation tactics, rights and remedies of secured creditors, strategies for unsecured creditors, automatic stays, and plans for reorganization. The 2007 supplement incorporates new information on the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act, which opened a new era in bankruptcy law and practice.

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