Entries by Shawn Stanley

Construction Change Orders

For many of our construction clients, construction change orders are one of two things. They are either a contractors worst nightmare or they are a contractors best friend. Change orders are in the simplest of terms are – a change (or variation) of the plans and specifications of a construction project that change the scope […]

CCB Civil Penalties March 2019

Please visit https://www.oregon.gov/CCB/Documents/pdf/civilpenalties.pdf for the March 2019 CCB Civil Penalties. If you notice your name on this list, please give us a call or send us an e-mail as we may be able to assist. We also offer mediation services.  

Slingshot Legal Referral Service

Slingshot Legal Services belongs to a network of businesses through our LeTip International, Inc. membership, in which we refer one another to local businesses and individuals for a variety of different types of services. Currently our local Chapter offers the following: 1. Signs & Banners                                           2. Painter (external & internal) 3. Cable/Internet Services. Contractor 4. Gutter/Roof/Window Cleaning Services 5. Massage […]

Oregon Construction Liens

A large part of our client base are construction companies. One of the main services we provide to our construction clients besides pre and post lien notices are the preparation of construction liens. In assisting our clients in analyzing the timing on preparing the construction lien and filing the construction lien are based in part […]

Employment Agreements

One of the services that Slingshot Legal Services offers to attorneys, is the revision and/or creation of agreements. One of the most common types of agreements we assist attorneys with are employment agreements. Since we are not attorneys, we cannot assist and prepare employment agreements for non-attorney clients, so we will provide some of the […]

Notice of Right to Lien

One of the services we provide to our construction clients is assistance with the Notice of Right to Lien requirements under Oregon law. It is our understanding that this notice must be provided to the owner to preserve the contractors lien rights, whether the projects is residential or commercial. The Oregon CCB refers to ORS […]

Check Overpayment Scams Targeting Contractors

Check overpayment scams are nothing new; they begin when a scammer overpays for a service, then asks the victim to return the difference. The check for the original payment bounces after the victim has wired the “overpayment” to the scammer. The scammer walks away from the transaction with the money from the victim, and the […]

Don’t Be My Valentine

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has a warning for people looking for love online – if an online love interest asks you for money, it’s probably a scam. Every year, the Oregon Department of Justice receives heartbreaking reports about “romance scammers” – especially around Valentine’s Day – who create fake profiles […]