Probate Basics

Monday, April 10, 2017

    Probate is the process by which a Will is given effect, and the assets of a person who has died are distributed to his or her heirs and beneficiaries.

    A probate will take a minimum of four months, and usually will take at least five months.  

Divorce and Property

Monday, October 10, 2016

    In Oregon there is (with rare exceptions) no such thing as community property.

    However, property that is acquired during a marriage, unless it is acquired by inheritance, is generally subject to division upon a divorce.