Posts Tagged ‘Wills’

Big Law Firms Abandon Trust and Estate Planning

March 15, 2013 - by

Trust and estate planning may no longer be in the wheelhouse of larger law firms. Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, a prominent international firm, is the latest to drop its trusts and estates practice group.  The prevailing thought behind this decision is that Debevoise’s trusts and estates department simply didn’t bring in the same amount of […]

Do I need a will in Oregon?

December 10, 2012 - by

If you want to have a say in where your assets go after you die, then a will should be part of your estate plan.  Your will is not the only way to transfer property posthumously, and depending on your estate planning goals you might accomplish your plan with a trust, family LLC, transfer on […]

How often should I update my will?

October 30, 2012 - by

There is no hard and fast rule, but as a guideline, you should revisit your will (and entire estate plan) at least every five years and every time you encounter a life changing event.  A life changing event could be one of the following: Change in relationship status (marriage, divorce, domestic partnership or long-term partnership) […]