Estate Planning & Administration Lawyers
Salem & Portland Oregon

The Estate Planning & Administration Group specializes in preparing estate plans for individuals and families, and advising trustees and personal representatives on probate and trust administration issues.


The goal of the Estate Planning & Administration group is to listen to you first, then work with you to design an estate plan that will accomplish your objectives. Clients often ask questions such as:

  1. How can I maintain control of my financial and health care decisions?
  2. How can I provide for management of my affairs if I become incapacitated?
  3. How can I provide financial security for my spouse and family?
  4. How can I protect my child’s inheritance from immaturity, divorce, and creditors?
  5. How can I avoid a court probate?
  6. How can I reduce death taxes?
  7. How can I balance the interests of my spouse and children now that I have remarried?
  8. How can I transition my business to the next generation, or to other third parties?
  9. How do I include gifts for children, grandchildren, or families?
  10. How can I minimize the impact of state and federal death taxes?


The Estate Planning & Administration group regularly advises individuals, trust companies, and attorneys in the administration of trust and probate estates. Their expertise includes:

  • Probate of wills and intestate estates;
  • Trust administration;
  • Preparation of Oregon, Washington and Federal estate tax returns;
  • Modification and termination of irrevocable trusts;
  • Probate litigation.

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Contact Saalfeld Griggs Estate Planning & Administration Lawyers – Serving Salem, Portland & The Pacific Northwest

If you need an experienced law firm to assist with your estate planning and administration needs, contact Saalfeld Griggs Business Lawyers to arrange a consultation at 503-399-1070.