June 10, 2020

Wondering how to go about planning your estate during this time of social distancing? The attorneys are Fitzwater Law are here to help.

Do I have to come into the office to get my estate plan started?

You may be surprised to learn that much of the estate planning pro...

June 4, 2020

Q: What is the Advance Directive?
A: The Advance Directive is a legal document that allows you to make your health care wishes, including end of life decisions, known if you are unable to speak for yourself .


Q: Do I really need an Advance Directive?

A: An Advance Dire...

May 20, 2020

Question: Should I just use Legal Zoom to
prepare my Will or Trust?

Answer: No. While generalized electronic forms (like those offered through companies like Legal Zoom) offer the obvious advantage of cost savings, in many instances these documents are not the best op...

March 31, 2020

Fitzwater Law is open and ready to help you with your estate planning!

During this challenging time we know how important your family is to you and you worry about what would happen if your wishes were not in place.  Fitzwater Law is here to help.  We are offering exp...

December 9, 2019

At the end of the year, many of our clients reflect on the health and well being of their families.  They take comfort in knowing they put together an estate plan to ensure the financial security of their family. However, don’t forget to consider whether your children...

September 10, 2019

The time has come and your child is off to college. We know it can be hard to let go and give them that newly found freedom after spending many years caring for your son or daughter.

Did you know that once your child turns 18, you will no longer be able to act on thei...

August 14, 2019

Raising a grandchild can be tough financially, but grandparents should be aware that there is a tax credit available that could help them. Working grandparents who are supporting their grandchildren may qualify for the earned income tax credit, which could reduce the...

June 19, 2019

How Can I Provide For My Pet´s Future?

We share a special bond with our animal companions. Our pets rely on us for food, shelter, and companionship, and in return shower us with unconditional love and affection. How can you make sure that your cat is well cared for if...

June 7, 2019

“Should I add a family member or trusted friend to my bank account?” Providing someone with the authority to access your account means they could manage your financial affairs if you were to be hospitalized or become incapacitated. However, it’s important to know the p...

June 4, 2019

Did you know Oregon has a new Advance Directive form? 
An Advance Directive is a legal form that is helpful in safeguarding your health care wishes. It allows you to name a person to make medical decisions, if you are unable to make those decisions yourself. It also al...

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