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$150 WILLS FROM A LICENSED ATTORNEY

Our firm's new will campaign allows us to provide a simple will for only $150. That includes an appointment with an attorney to review your will and to have it properly executed. If you want a will for you and your spouse, we can create a reciprocal will for $50 more.

All you need to do is call and answer some questions about your family and assets and we will assemble a complete will for you. If your family or asset situation is too complicated for a $150 will, we will quote you a rate for putting together a will.

Call today with questions or to get started on your $150 will!

503-383-1496

What is a Will?

A will is the simplest form of an estate plan that an individual can have. It is a document that can be used by your family or the court to distribute your property according to your wishes. One of the most important steps in putting together a will is proper signing. Our $150 will includes a signing ceremony where your will can be properly witnessed and notarized. In addition, each will includes an affidavit that confirms the witnesses' presence and simplifies the admission of your will into probate.


What happens if I don't have a Will?

Oregon law will dictate what happens with your assets. While the statutes are generally fair, they will not always represent the wishes of the individual. For example, if you die and are married with children, you probably want your spouse to take everything. Without a will, this might not happen.

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What do I need to get started?

Not much. You need to think about who you want to handle your affairs after you pass. If you have minor children, you need to think of an individual who you would want to have as their guardian. Finally, you need to think about how you want your property divided. In most cases, people want their children or relatives to take in equal shares, but it is up to you to decide.

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What about my life insurance policy?

Life insurance and other benefits you might have are typically dealt with differently from an estate plan. Your will does not need to address it specifically because your insurance policy will have a named beneficiary. If you pass without a beneficiary, then the policy will pay to your estate and becomes part of your will residue. You get to decide how your residue is divided in your will.

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Why should I choose you instead of another website, form, book, etc?

Because you can talk to us. If you have questions about your will or estate plan, you can pick up the phone and call.

In addition, Oregon does not recognize holographic wills. A holographic will is one that is not executed properly. Having someone witness your will or signing your will in front of a notary is not enough for Oregon law to recognize your document as a legal will. When you fill out a form online or from a book, you may or may not execute your will in accordance with Oregon law. Each will you purchase from our office includes an appointment to have your will properly executed.

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How long does it take?

It only takes 10-20 minutes of your time in most cases. It will occasionally take longer. When you call, we will ask you a series of questions about you, your family, who you want to have administer your estate, how you want your assets divided, and so forth. Once we have the answers to those questions we will draft your will and arrange for a time to come in and sign.

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