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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
Retirement is just another word for that moment in your life when time is no longer money. If you’ve prioritized financial security throughout your working life, this may sound like a silly joke (or a cringy one). If you haven’t prioritized financial security,...
At Caress Law, one of the most important jobs we have is to keep you educated about legislation updates or policy changes that could impact your estate plan. That being said, we want to fill you in on the details of a recent Oregon legislation change. In 2021, the...
If the concept of a “trust protector” is new to you, you’re not alone. Up until the 1990s, the role was familiar almost exclusively in the context of offshore trusts established in tax havens, such as Panama or the Cook Islands. Individuals establishing such trusts...