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Probate And Estate Administration
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Do You Have A Plan In Place That Protects Your Family?
Whether simple or complex, you do not use your estate plan until something happens: a catastrophic accident, an Alzheimer’s diagnosis or death. Family members are often left with unclear direction, no legal authority to make decisions, no legal right to property, burdensome debt or high estate taxes. It is important that you have an effective estate plan in place, because the consequences can be costly.
Whether simple or complex, you do not use your estate plan until something happens: a catastrophic accident, an Alzheimer’s diagnosis or death. When you do nothing, your estate, if valued over $1 million, could be subject to a 10% or higher estate tax. Have you never had an estate plan? It is vital to make one as soon as possible. Are you in the midst of significant life changes – such as divorce, marriage, the birth of a child, or the death of a spouse? I can help you understand how best to proceed to update your legal documents. It is important that you have an effective estate plan in place because the consequences can be costly.
Compassionate Probate And Estate Administration
The incapacity or death of a loved one is always a difficult time. Grief comes in different forms for everyone. The burden of handling your loved one’s affairs or final distributions can be overwhelming to manage without the assistance of an experienced probate and administration lawyer. This is especially true if your loved one did not plan ahead or if heirs or potential beneficiaries are in disagreement about the distribution of certain assets.
Over the course of my 30 years of working with clients from across the state of Oregon, I have been successful in facilitating solutions to emotionally charged probate circumstances. Reaching agreements on contested matters is challenging. With compassionate negotiation, I have helped my clients establish satisfactory agreements. Let’s meet so you can learn more about how my experience can help you and your family with probate and estate administration.