BarBooks™ is an online library of all of the books published by the Oregon State Bar Legal Publications Department together with other resources. Thanks to the OSB Board of Governors, and the generous and continuing contribution of the Professional Liability Fund, it is a member benefit for all Active and Active Pro Bono members of the Oregon State Bar.
BarBooks™ is also available for a fee for county law libraries, inactive members, nonmembers, and support staff of law firms or lawyers with active bar members. Oregon law school students can access BarBooks™ via their school library.
|County law library||$295 (per terminal)|
|Inactive member||$290 (per year)|
|Non-member||$395 (per year)|
|Support staff||$50 (per year)|
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Written and edited by Oregon’s foremost business law lawyers, Advising Oregon Businesses, volumes 3 and 4, provides extensive coverage of some of the finer, more advanced aspects of business law. Topics include acquisitions, government contracts, insurance, business valuation, bankruptcy, and a new chapter on licensing. This set is a valuable resource for any attorney with business clients.
Did you ever think a law book could be entertaining? And if, against all odds, you found an entertaining law book, what do you think its topic would be? You probably wouldn’t have guessed “common-law indemnity.” Well, Annie & the Octopus is here to surprise you. In engaging fashion, this book gives down-to-earth advice on asserting and defending a common-law indemnity claim.
2018 Legislative Supplement
The 2018 supplement highlights changes to Oregon law resulting from legislative amendments made in 2013 through 2018, including new procedures regarding noncompliant writings as evidence of a will, revocation, or alteration; updated bonding requirements in probate proceedings; notice requirement changes; New provisions regarding attorney fees, advance directives, and the personal representative’s compensation; and provisions relating to when a child “conceived from the genetic material of a decedent who died before the transfer of the decedent’s genetic material into a person’s body” is entitled to an interest in the decedent’s estate.
Most lawyer-client disputes involve fees. A clear, written agreement between lawyer and client can help prevent misunderstandings, fee disputes, and malpractice claims. The fifth edition of Fee Agreement Compendium is an essential practice tool that covers important information Oregon lawyers need regarding ethics issues, billing costs, credit issues, retainer letters, and IOLTA.
Cannabis, both medical and recreational, has been legal in Oregon since 2015 and in Washington since 2013. Legislatures and agencies in both states continue to add to the statutes and rules to address this rapidly evolving area of law. Get the latest edition of Joint Oregon & Washington Cannabis Codebook and have the statutes and related administrative rules in this growing area of law at your fingertips.
Now in its sixth edition, Guardianships, Conservatorships, and Transfer to Minors is a comprehensive guide to protective proceedings in Oregon. Topics include: Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act; access to the basic pleading, notice, objection, and hearing procedures to be used for seeking and obtaining the appointment of a fiduciary in a protective proceeding; includes over 45 forms, including checklists for monitoring a protective proceeding to assist the lawyer and the fiduciary; 2017 and 2018 legislation; and much more.
This small paperback codebook puts the essential probate and uniform trust code statutes at your fingertips. Serves as a companion to Administering Trusts in Oregon, but is also a useful stand-along resource.
This new offering is a resource developed in conjunction with the Military and Veterans Law Section. It highlights the vast military presence in Oregon, highlighting the need for legal resources to support our veterans and military. It also provides information about legal rights and benefits that may alter how you practice when your client or opponent is a veteran or military servicemember.
This new revision provides the tools you need to assist your business clients in choosing and organizing a business entity. This must-have resource is written and edited by Oregon’s foremost business law lawyers. Volumes 1 and 2 have been completely revised to include new topics, 2017 legislation, and one new chapter on where to incorporate.
Represent your clients—both juveniles and parents—effectively with Juvenile Law: Dependency. Written by public defenders, state attorneys, private practitioners, and judges, Juvenile Law deals with issues relevant to dependency cases, child abuse reporting, hearings and motions, and adoption proceedings.
E-Books by Chapter
The OSB Legal Publications Department now offers four E-Book Download series. Available titles include chapters from Elder Law (2017 Rev.), Damages (2016 Rev.), Criminal Law (2013 Rev.), and Family Law (2013 Rev.). Download includes PDF and, where available, MS Word Forms.
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