My Bill for Small Claims Court Fairness Becomes Law

Today, Governor Brown signed what remained of my bill to reform small claims court.  Thank you to all who supported the bill. Simply, it permits one spouse to represent both in small claims court. Small claims court, which includes claims… Continue Reading

Improving Mediation and Trial Process in Small Claims Court

I drafted a law to improve mediation and trial in small claims courts.  One of the proposals is to allow one spouse to appear for both (so the other can work or take care of the kids).  It passed Oregon’s… Continue Reading