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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.
Join Our Growing Team
We are growing! Caress Law, PC is a boutique estate planning law firm in Portland, OR, and we are hiring a Senior Associate Attorney. We are accepting resumes on a rolling basis.
Are you a rock star attorney with estate planning experience? Do you want to work at a firm where your work really matters? This is not the typical small law firm! Our entrepreneurial law firm is small enough that everyone is a critical part of the team, yet big enough to offer the security and benefits you want. Work alongside the owner, interact daily with our clients, and help us grow the firm. The right candidate will hit the ground running, and work independently under the general direction of the firm’s owner, Tammi M. Caress.
Estate Planning Resources & Education
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