The Estate of: JANET MARGARET DOWERS, Plaintiff, vs BEST HOPE, LLC. A Wyoming Limited Liability Company, Defendants.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF JEFFERSON Case No. 23CV 12377 SUMMONS The Estate of: JANET MARGARET DOWERS, Plaintiff, vs BEST HOPE, LLC. A Wyoming Limited Liability Company, Defendants. TO: BEST HOPE, LLC. A Wyoming Limited Liability Company. IN THE NAME OF THE STATE OF OREGON: You are hereby required to appear and defend the complaint filed in the above-entitled cause within 30 days from the date of first publication of this summons against you; and if you fail to appear and defend, the plaintiff will apply to the court for the relief demanded in the complaint. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY You must appear in this case or the other side will win automatically. To appear you must file with the court a legal paper called a motion or answer. The motion or answer must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiff’s attorney or, if the plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help finding an attorney, you may call the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service online at or by calling (503) 684-3763 (in the Portland metropolitan area) or toll free in Oregon at (800) 452-7636. SUMMARY STATEMENT OF THE OBJECT OF THE COMPLAINT: The object of this Complaint is to quiet title in said real property located at 1922 NE Squire Drive, Madras, Oregon 97741 and more particularly described as Lot 4, Block 2, Phase 1, Country View Estates, Jefferson County, Oregon. The subject property was acquired by the late Larry Dowers for the benefit of his family. Mr. Dowers subsequently caused the property to be transferred into a Wyoming Limited Liability Company, BEST HOPE, LLC formed in 2008. BEST HOPE, LLC was administratively dissolved in Wyoming in 2011 and carries on no businesses operations. Members of the Dowers family have continuously occupied the subject property since its acquisition in 2008. The object of this complaint is to Quiet Title in the Estate of Janet Margaret Dowers, the surviving spouse of Larry Dowers, so that the subject property may be devised to the heirs of her estate. DEMAND FOR RELIEF (a) Requiring Defendants to set forth their claims, if any, as to the real property described in paragraph 1 herein; (b) Determining all adverse claims, if any, of Defendants, and all persons claiming under Defendants; (c) Declaring Plaintiff to be the owner in fee simple of the real property described above and entitled to possession thereof, free of any estate, title, claim, lien or interest of Defendants or those claiming under Defendants and quieting title to the premises in Plaintiff; (d) Enjoining Defendants and those claiming under Defendants from asserting any estate, title, claim, lien or interest in the premises or any portion thereof; (e) Awarding Plaintiff his costs and disbursements incurred herein; and (f) Granting such other relief as may be equitable. TIMOTHY R. GASSNER, OSB#023090 TIMOTHY R. GASSNER, PC DAVID C. GLENN, OF COUNSEL 281 SW 3rd Street Madras, OR 97741 (541) 316-6516 Date of first publication: April 12, 2023 Publish: April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 2023 MP284522

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Publication: Madras Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2023/04/12

End Date: 2023/05/03

Owner: Timothy Gassner


County: Jefferson