Elected as a Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, November, 1981... more
Elected as a Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, November, 1981 Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America category of Trusts and Estates. Member, Oregon Transportation Commission, 1987-1995 Member, Bay Area Health District Board, 1970-74 and 1999-2009 Coos Bay Area Citizen of the Year, 1988 Elected to Executive Committees of Oregon State Bar Sec... view profile
With a career history spanning over three decades, Shirley gained experience in the... more
With a career history spanning over three decades, Shirley gained experience in the allied health care field and higher education before going into law. Shirley's practice currently focues primarily on family law and estate planning. Having earned an MBA in 2003, Shirley also enjoys handling small business matters to round out her practice. Attending law school in Seattle, Shirley spent a y... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
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