Last year marked the beginning of a historic economic event and what economists are calling “The Great Wealth Transfer”. Over the next several decades, an estimated $30 trillion will be passed to Millennials — from their aging parents and grandparents throughout the U.S., Canada and the UK.
With the holiday season in full swing and tax time on the horizon, this is a great time to think about updating your estate plan. Estate planning this holiday season can serve as a true gift to your loved ones that will truly have lasting impact for years to come.
Estate planning is sometimes the last thing on our client’s mind during a divorce, when in fact it's a critical element to ensuring their assets are safe during process. Here are some of the most common questions we receive about how the estate planning process works during divorce.
As our culture becomes increasingly dependent on access to free information, unbundled services, and cheap alternatives to traditional methods, we continue to hear the question; “can I prepare my own estate plan?” As you consider your planning options, here are a few essential pitfalls when it c
As family law and estate planning attorneys, we’ve seen firsthand how money can be a source of conflict for many couples. According to our family law lawyers, money continues to top the list as a reason for divorce in Oregon and Washington.