COVID-19: Expanded Benefits for Workers.

As a worker during these uncertain times, it may be difficult to know where to find answers. Thankfully, the Washington State Employment Security Department provides workforce solutions in efforts to promote economic reliance. In light of COVID-19, additional resources have become available.  If you are a worker that has been affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus), Employment … Read More

COVID-19: Washington State, 30-day ban on evictions.

On March 18, 2020 Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued a 30-day Moratorium on Evictions for residential tenants. According to the proclamation, residential landlords are not allowed to serve a notice of unlawful detainer for default payment of rent. Residential landlords are also barred from issuing a 20-day notice for unlawful detainer, unless the landlord provides … Read More

Legal Sports Betting in Oregon, at a Glance

Promulgated by House Bill 2288, Oregon’s Legislative Assembly announced that the Oregon State lottery shall separately records and account for the costs and net proceeds of sports betting.  Although mobile sports betting apps have not yet entered the arena, there are already a variety of tribal casinos where sportsbooks have begun. Oregon’s oversight body, the … Read More

Estate Planning with Pets

Wills, trusts, advance directives, and other estate planning documents are things we frequently handle at Conway Law. When individuals consider making important decisions for their care and care for their loved ones after their death, their pet’s well-being often comes to mind. Thankfully, there are many options available to people to include their pets in … Read More

What are Psychiatric Advance Directives in Oregon?

Oregon’s Declaration for Mental Health Treatment (ORS 127.736) is the Oregon form for a Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD). It allows people who suffer from a mental illness with severe episodic occurrences to express their wishes for health care treatment and personal affairs during a time when they are able to clearly make those decisions. Oregon … Read More