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At both the Oregon state and federal levels, estate and inheritance tax laws are ever-evolving. Currently, you need to be concerned with tax planning if your estate approaches or surpasses one million dollars in value, but that could change in … Continue reading

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Business Succession Planning May Be a Critical Component in Your Estate Plan

If you have put your heart, soul and sweat into building a family business, our firm is an outstanding resource for you as you determine the next steps. Mr. Hingson will be understanding of your personal considerations and offer you … Continue reading

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You Need an Estate Planning Attorney Who Stays Current on the Law

It would be hard to overstate how much potential legal changes could impact your estate in the next few years. Your overall estate planning needs could change dramatically, and our firm will be here to help you adjust. As it … Continue reading

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Estate Law and Tax Planning Lawyer in Portland, Oregon

At both the Oregon state and federal level, estate and inheritance tax laws are ever-evolving. Currently, you need to be concerned with tax planning if your estate approaches or surpasses one million dollars in value, but that could change in … Continue reading

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Real-World, Practical Counsel on Powers of Attorney

Attorney Phil Hingson is the lawyer for you if you have any concerns about powers of attorney and related matters. In every situation, Phil emphasizes that: • Your general durable financial power of attorney is a critical document, giving someone … Continue reading

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A Portland Estate Lawyer Who Will Make Sure You’re Covered

There are some key questions to consider when thinking about your estate: What do you need now, in view of current law and requirements? How do you make sure what happens after your death or incapacity isn’t the source of … Continue reading

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Prompt, Dedicated Attention, Whatever the Size or Makeup of the Estate

Phil Hingson has the knowledge and experience to help you navigate the trust administration process, no matter how complex the issues. He works side by side with accountants and other experts as needed, so you can be sure your unique … Continue reading

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From Straightforward to Complex Matters, We Offer Sound Counsel and Action

We will not over-complicate your situation — sometimes all we need to do is provide a detailed, specific letter explaining successor trustee duties and answer any questions you have. However, if you are the trustee or administrator for an estate … Continue reading

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Accomplished, Insightful Trust Administration Attorney in Portland

Many people we assist with estate planning return to check in with us from time to time, because attorney Phil Hingson is an approachable, helpful resource who can help them answer their questions. In addition, we counsel many existing and … Continue reading

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Answering Your Questions About Wills and Probate

We frequently work with people who have been told or led to believe that having a will is sufficient to prevent their surviving family members or other heirs from having to deal with probate. This is simply not true. Having … Continue reading

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