The Oregon Legislature just passed Senate Bill 1045, which Governor Kulongoski signed on Monday, March 29, 2010, that will prohibit an employer from obtaining or using a credit history report of an applicant or current employee in order to make employment hiring, firing, and promotion decisions.
Oregon Natural Resource Property Inheritance Tax Refund
Note for those looking for attorneys: Carefully weigh the cost savings of only one attorney against the possible problems joint representation may cause.
A recent Times article notes the importance of sibling cooperating in caring for aging parents, but emotional strain can lead to financial strain, too.
In my experience, one of the most common areas of confusion in wealth and estate planning is beneficiary designations and their importance in many key areas. Many important assets in an individual’s portfolio often pass at that person’s death by beneficiary designation and not by that person’s will or trust. Common examples of these types of […]
A handwritten will may still be valid in a state that doesn’t normally recognize them, if you have the right facts.