Monthly Archives: November 2014

Oregon courts cannot void transfers of Washington real property

This appellate court opinion issued last week caught my eye. The conclusion seems obvious enough: “…ORS 14.030 denies to Oregon courts the authority to directly affect the ownership of (real) property located outside of Oregon.” For the curious, the appellant’s and respondent’s briefs to the Oregon Court of Appeals shed some light on the circumstances of the underlying trial court proceeding.