Will Van Vactor

J.D. · University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law

Will Van Vactor, licensed by the Oregon State Bar to practice law in 2007, is a land use and real estate attorney. He also serves as a mediator for land use and real estate-related disputes.

Will received his B.A. from the University of Oregon and a law degree from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. While attending law school, he was the Managing Editor of the Journal of Land, Resources and Environmental Law.

Articles By Will Van Vactor

Do I Need to Worry About Existing House Violating Setback Requirements?
Be careful of buying a property with existing legal violations.
Selling a Connecticut Home: What Are My Disclosure Obligations?
What home sellers in Connecticut should know about their state's law on disclosures to buyers about the home's condition.
How Do I Stop My Neighbor From Building a Front Yard Fence?
Before that unsightly fence is built, local rules and regulations might offer you a way to stop it; or later, have it removed.
No One Has Time to Volunteer for HOA Board: Can We Pay Them?
When it's legal for HOA or community association board members to begin compensating themselves for their service to the community.
Do I Need a Building Permit to Construct a Tiny House in My Backyard?
Depending on a number of factors, including the size of the tiny house and its location, a building permit might be required.
Selling an Oregon Home: What Are My Disclosure Obligations?
Selling a home in Oregon? Here's what you'll need to tell the buyer about its condition.
How Do I Stop Neighbor From Building a Second-Story Addition?
Local ordinances and permitting requirements might give you grounds on which to block a neighbor's new construction.
What Can I Do About My Neighbor’s Loud, Stinky Chicken Coop?
A range of options for dealing with smelly chickens on a nearby residential property.
Can My Condo Association Stop An Owner From Smoking Marijuana?
If it's legal to smoke marijuana in your area, can condo owners take action against marijuana smoke drifting into their unit from neighboring units?
How Can I Stop the City From Rezoning My Neighborhood?
Dealing with a developer that has applied to rezone a neighborhood from low density residential to high density residential.