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Portland, Oregon, Attorney for Long Term Care Planning

Posted by Philip Hingson | Sep 09, 2013 | 0 Comments

As we talk with people throughout Oregon, one of the greatest concerns they mention is what to do to handle major health care costs if he or she is struck by Alzheimer's disease, another debilitating ailment, or an illness that could exhaust all the assets in an estate. There is a lot of informa...

Savvy Estate Planning for Business Owners in Oregon

Posted by Philip Hingson | Aug 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is business succession planning a concern for you? Do you wonder what will happen to all your hard work once you pass away? Will a family member will take over, the business be sold to someone else, or is liquidation inevitable? Who is best qualified to take responsibility for your business opera...

Preparing for Possible Incapacity

Posted by Philip Hingson | Jul 09, 2013 | 0 Comments

While we always hope for the best, the reality is that most of us will experience a period of incapacity at some point in our lives.  We may be unable to direct our own medical care, and we may not be able to pay our bills, sell our house, or otherwise deal with our assets and finances.  At these...

How Marriage May Impact Your Estate Plan

Posted by Philip Hingson | Jan 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last week I wrote about divorce and how that impacts your Will and your overall estate plan, so it is only fitting that I write this week about how marriage affects your Will and your estate plan. Under Oregon statutes, if you have an existing Will, and then get married, and you are then s...

Understanding the Impact of Divorce on Your Estate Plan

Posted by Philip Hingson | Jan 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Divorce is a tough situation to go through. This is a time in your life when you need to reconsider what might happen if you were ever incapacitated or passed away, and establish a comprehensive estate plan that will carry out your wishes and will name those you trust to make decisions for you. ...

Thoughtful, Personal Guidance in Your Best Interests

Posted by Philip Hingson | Sep 09, 2011 | 0 Comments

Should you ever became incapacitated, you would want what was best for you and your family. Planning in advance for incapacity can save you and your family large amounts of time and money, not to mention minimizing pain and frustration if your loved ones do not know your wishes. An advance direc...

Real-World, Practical Counsel on Powers of Attorney

Posted by Philip Hingson | Sep 06, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 you trust not only the power to pay your bills, b...

Estate Law and Tax Planning Lawyer in Portland, Oregon

Posted by Philip Hingson | Sep 06, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 the next legislative session. Federal estate tax laws ...

Portland Lawyer Experienced with Special Needs Trusts

Posted by Philip Hingson | Aug 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 trusts, and he is ready and willing to help you identify, develop, and execu...

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