We are excited to announce that Melanie Marmion and Wesley Fitzwater will be speaking to the residents of Willamette View Retirement Community today. Their speech will be about the top 10 most common estate planning mistakes. Wes and Melanie have 50+ years of combined experience in estate planning and are more than happy to answer any question that comes their way. It's bound to be an exciting and educational speech.
For more information on Melanie, click here.
Emily's practice emphasizes all areas of estate planning and administration for taxable and non-taxable estates. She particularly enjoys working with, and doing planning for, young families and individuals experiencing special needs.
She is a frequent speaker on the topics of estate planning, probate, and special needs planning. She's done presentations for retirement communities, women’s financial groups, family groups, Union Associations, Veteran’s Association groups, Brokerage services, and...
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 you become ill? What if you are injured or incapacitated and can no longer take care of your dog? What will happen to your pet when you die?
Planning For Long-Term Or Permanent Care For Your Pet
As one of the founding members of Griffin’s Place, an organization dedicated to getting individuals with developmental disabilities more engaged with their community, Melanie Marmion would like to invite you to the Summer Kick Off!
It’s time to whip up your favorite BBQ dishes, break out the sunscreen, and get ready to start the summer off right! Join Griffin's Place annual SUMMER KICK OFF!
*POT LUCK- Enjoy the BBQ classics as we share our favorite dishes (please bring 1 main dish pe...
“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 potential consequences of adding that trusted person to your account.
The Problem: Joint Bank Accounts
When you add a joint owner to your bank account you are giving that person full ownership and access to your funds. As a joint...
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 allows you to make decisions ahead of time about end of life care such as pain management and life support. Making these difficult decisions ahead of time can take the burden off your loved ones.