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How to legally transfer firearms in Oregon after the owner’s death

Guns and wills in Oregon: Estate planning for legal firearms transfers When it comes to owning guns in Oregon, it’s easy to overlook something crucial: How do you legally transfer ownership of firearms through your estate plan? Firearms transfers are regulated under both Oregon law and national law. Oregon law specifies that post-mortem transfers of firearms have to be…

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Business transition in Oregon: Is smooth succession possible?

Business transition in Oregon

Selling an Oregon Business in Linn, Coos, Douglas, Lincoln, Benton, Deschutes, or Lane county? Schedule a FREE consultation with Eugene-based business attorney Megan Salsbury today No matter the circumstances, transitioning a business for succession or other ownership change in Oregon can be tricky. Some things may not go smoothly. Problems may crop up along the way. Plus, Oregon, like…

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Coronavirus/COVID-19, Oregon Estate Planning, and You

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Eight people dead. 209 confirmed cases (as of Mar. 24, 2020). Coronavirus/COVID-19 is a reality in Oregon. We hope that social distancing and other measures will help curb the spread of the disease. In the meantime, now is the time to review and update your Oregon estate plan. Or, if you don’t have an estate plan, now is the…

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Oregon operating agreements: Is your business running the way you want?

Establishing an operating agreement for your Oregon business is just good business sense

Day-to-day business runs more smoothly with a current operating agreement The state of Oregon doesn’t require businesses such as LLCs to have an operating agreement, but smart businesses have one regardless. Besides, the state might not require an operating agreement, but your lenders and investors probably will. Plus, running a business has more than enough day-to-day challenges. Your key…

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Is Your Oregon Power of Attorney Up to Date?

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One important Oregon estate planning document is a durable power of attorney, or POA. What is a POA? In Oregon, your POA document gives another individual the authority to make financial and legal decisions for you if you become incapacitated and cannot make decisions for yourself. This document is “durable” because the authority persists even after your mental incapacitation….

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Business Law FAQ

business law FAQ

Eugene is home to companies of all sizes and types, and these business owners regularly have many legal questions and concerns. Below are some common questions about our business law lawyer in Eugene and the services we provide. What types of clients do you help? Our business law firm assists many types of companies and clients, including: Startups and…

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Estate Planning FAQ

estate planning FAQ

Ensuring you have a complete and appropriate estate plan can be a complex task. It is important to have the guidance and assistance of an experienced estate planning lawyer in Eugene throughout the process. The following are just a few of the questions people frequently have about estate planning. Do I need a will? If you are 18 years…

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Have a Carefully-Drafted Buy/Sell Agreement for Your Oregon Business

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When you own a company with others, you should always have a carefully negotiated and drafted operating agreement governing how you run your Oregon business together. Another important contract you should have all of the owners sign is called a buy/sell agreement. What is a Buy/Sell Agreement? A buy/sell agreement may sound like you are getting ready to purchase…

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Family Estate Planning in Oregon When You Have Children

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Your Oregon will and estate plan protects your family While it is a wise idea for any adult to have a comprehensive estate plan, it is especially important to have one if you have a young child. Many estate planning documents help you plan for your children’s futures should something happen to you. Discuss your needs with an experienced…

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