Estate Planning and Administration

Creating a plan to preserve and protect your assets and determining to whom assets are transferred after your death is best done calmly and at your own pace. We can help you to accomplish this before a crisis forces you to make hasty decisions. Attorney Terence J. Yamada has 35 years of experience and understands the laws governing our state and its residents, and how those laws apply to each of our client’s unique desires and concerns.

Creating and implementing a concrete plan to protect and distribute your assets can be done effectively and safely with the aid of our firm. We are qualified to handle estate planning, probate and trust administration cases. From wills, trusts, and other estate planning arrangements, to guardianships and conservatorships, we will ensure that your assets are distributed the way you desire. We offer legal representation to clients throughout Oregon and are dedicated to providing customized estate planning and trust management in the areas including:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Advanced Health Care Directives
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Federal Estate Tax and Oregon Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Gifting
  • Special Needs Trusts

We are also highly qualified to provide legal representation in matters of probate, administration, and tax. With additional issues such as blended families and multi-generational family businesses, it is even more important that you take the time to clearly state your legal decisions for all involved.