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What a Will Can Accomplish — and What It Cannot

A properly drafted will primarily accomplishes two very important things: • It allows you to name who you want in charge of your estate after you die. • It allows you to specify who you want to receive money, property … Continue reading

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A Resourceful Lawyer for Drafting Wills and Minimizing the Need for Probate

We believe every adult — regardless of whether he or she is wealthy or has limited assets — should have a will, financial power of attorney, and advance directive. If this is all you need, we can assist you efficiently … Continue reading

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Individual Attention Targeting a Full Understanding of Your Needs and Goals

With many years of experience in this area, estate lawyer Phil Hingson is adept at drafting revocable and irrevocable trusts addressing specific challenges, including: Tax planning to maximize assets passed on to loved ones Needs of “blended families” with children … Continue reading

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Trusts to Minimize Taxation, Preserve Assets and Effectively Provide for Heirs

A revocable living trust (RLT) is an excellent solution for many people who want to avoid probate and minimize the potential for disputes while still keeping control of assets during their lifetime. Our firm is an excellent resource for creating … Continue reading

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Portland Attorney Prepared to Create the Right Trust for You

Perhaps the most common reason people choose to set up a trust, rather than only a will and durable power of attorney, is to save their survivors and heirs the time and costs of probate. We have drafted trusts to … Continue reading

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Portland Lawyer Experienced with Special Needs Trusts

At The Hingson Law Firm PC, we work with many northern Oregon families that have a need to provide for the future of an adult or child with special needs. Attorney Phil Hingson has extensive knowledge of various types of … Continue reading

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