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About Caress Law, PC
Estate Planning Law Firm • Probate & Trust Administration • Business & Tax Planning
Comprehensive service, sophisticated analysis, and personal attention are integral to all client relationships at Caress Law, and are the foundation of our thriving estate planning law firm in Portland, OR. At Caress Law, founder Tammi M. Caress and her colleagues provide the highest level of client service, and advise clients on wills and trusts, transferring wealth, inheritance, estate, gift and generational taxes, protecting assets, meeting charitable-giving objectives, creating effective college savings plans, business entity formation, or passing on family businesses to the next generation. Extensive training far beyond the norm, with experience you can trust.
Estate Planning Services & More
Our estate planning law firm offers comprehensive services, including wills and trusts, estate tax planning, beneficiary designations for life insurance and retirement accounts, advance directives, power of attorney (POA) documents, and more.
PROBATE & TRUST ADMINISTRATION
Caress Law, PC offers a full suite of probate and trust administration services, including trust and estate administration, asset distribution, and federal, estate, and fiduciary income tax returns.
The Principles that Guide our Estate Planning Law Firm
Our firm’s value system upholds the soundness of moral principle and character to ensure decisions meet just and ethical standards.
We will make sure you are fully involved and understand the financial and legal outcome for all viable options with your best interest in mind.
We are flexible and responsive to changing legal, regulatory, and business environments to ensure you receive the best and most effective representation.
We will always maintain clear, open and consistent communication with our clients and fellow professionals.
We uphold a strong and durable foundation so we can deal with estate and trust legalities that are delicate and complex in nature.
Our organized and efficient legal processes are based on a foundation of trust and reliability so clients can focus on other more important areas.
Estate Planning Resources & Education
You took charge of your estate. You met with your lawyer, drafted a will, filled out an advanced directive for healthcare, and maybe even set up some kind of trust. You’re all set, right? Well…if you haven’t updated your estate plan in a while, the answer is probably...
There are some situations where DIY is okay. Making a birdhouse out of popsicle sticks after watching a few YouTube tutorials is a perfectly acceptable DIY project. On the other hand, DIY wills and trusts are rarely good ideas. Take poor Jane Doe*, as an example. Her...
The process of distributing your assets to family and loved ones after your death can be a complicated (and occasionally confusing) aspect of estate planning. Wills and trusts are the primary estate planning vehicles for outlining who should receive your assets and...