Estate Planning

Planning for the future is never easy, especially when thinking ahead when you’re no longer around your loved ones.

But assuring their well-being after you’re gone can be the most important decision of your life, and estate planning attorneys at Arellano Law Firm PC will be there to help in your difficult decision-making, every step of the way.

Plan for the worst. Find some peace-of-mind knowing your loved ones will be taken care of financially when you’re unable to provide support. Our estate planning lawyers can guide you in the entire estate planning process, from advance directives, creating living trusts and wills, distribution of assets to beneficiaries, and more.

Formalities of necessary estate planning legal documents can vary from state to state. In the state of Oregon, it’s required that your living will must be in writing and signed by the testator (subject of the will) and two witnesses. To ensure your assets are put into the right hands, it is vital that all formalities of the will be reviewed in-depth by your attorney. Attorneys at Arellano Law Firm have decades of combined legal experience in estate planning and will make sure your specific concerns and questions are addressed. We’ll help you properly understand each step of the process when creating your will.

Do you need an advance directive? If you or your loved on has a history of medical complications, or you simply want to plan for the unexpected, we can help create your medical advance directives. Not knowing how to appropriately react to a medical emergency can be stressful, but legally binding directives can allow you to make those decisions before they happen.

In addition to creating an advance directive for those unplanned scenarios, it’s advisable to create a power of attorney (POA) document, legally authorizing another person to handle your financial matters, taking care of family and other loved ones, or making important medical decisions on your behalf. We understand these discussions can be difficult, but they are necessary, and Arellano Law Firm can be there to help guide, comfort, and give you and your family some needed peace-of-mind.

Contact us today to speak with an attorney about estate planning.