estate planning attorney portland

Michael P. Opton David O. Black, Jr.
Real Estate Law Family Law Business Law Estate Planning

Estate Planning Attorneys and Probate Lawyers
Opton & Black

Portland Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys Serving the Tri-County area and Oregon

We assist clients in developing estate plans to transfer their assets at death and plan for their end of life care. This may include such services as drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney or advance medical directives. We can help you develop an estate plan that meets your needs.

  • Wills. We assist clients in developing wills to accomplish the client’s estate planning goals.
  • Trusts. We assist clients in the design and administration of revocable and irrevocable trusts. Where appropriate, various trusts may be a useful tool for avoiding the expense and delay of probate and for minimizing estate and inheritance taxes.
  • Powers of Attorney and Advance Medical Directives. We help our clients plan ahead for lifetime events that may render them unable to act for themselves. To protect and manage their assets, and honor their wishes regarding medical treatment, we prepare powers of attorney and advance medical directives.

We assist clients with a full range of issues related to the probate of a will or intestate estate and estate administration. These services include the preparation and filing of the various estate administration documents, preservation and recovery of estate assets, and representing and advocating for the personal representative throughout the probate process.

  • Preparation and Filing of Estate Administration Documents. We assist our clients in preparing and filing of petitions for probate, inventories, and estate asset accountings required under Oregon law.
  • Probate Litigation. We represent client in situations where claims, distributions or other disputes involving probate must be resolved through mediation, arbitration or litigation.

When To Contact Us

Having a personalized estate plan gives people the peace of mind that their assets will benefit their loved once.  The earlier you contact us, the sooner we can begin work to meet your unique estate planning goals.

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12909 SW 68th Parkway, Suite 160 • Portland, Oregon 97223 • Tel: 503.226.0368 • Fax: 503.273.8842