Practicing in Estate Planning, Family Law and Business Corporate Real Estate in Albany, Oregon & surrounding areas.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

We provide competent and professional Estate Planning, Administration and Litigation to our clients in Oregon. The effective transfer and preservation of family wealth begins with a well-prepared estate plan. An effective estate plan can protect assets, reduce taxes and provide peace of mind for yourself and your family.

The firm of Dustan E. Johnson, PC counsels clients of varied circumstances who wish to plan for the dispositions of their estates. We are highly knowledgeable in this complex field and have experience across a wide range of estate circumstances and financial situations.

Our firm provides advice and services such as:

  • Drafting of wills and creation of estate plans
  • Creation and administration of all types of trusts
  • Asset protection and tax minimization strategies
  • Business succession
  • Gifting and charitable giving strategies
  • Specialty Trusts
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Probate and Trust litigation
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
  • Probate Avoidance

Family Law

  • Divorce and Separation
  • Custody, Parenting Time and Modifications
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Property Settlements
  • Family Violence, Restraining and Stalking Orders
  • Adoptions

Business and Corporate

  • Corporations – Formation and Management
  • Real Estate
  • Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Civil

Asset Protection and Tax Minimization

We start the estate planning process by conducting a thorough review of our client’s family situation goals and finances, paying particular attention to tax implications.

We have knowledge of and experience with many specialized estate planning vehicles, including life insurance, leveraged gifts, family limited partnerships, asset protection trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs), special needs trusts, charitable trusts, and other planning techniques. We will work to develop and implement the estate plan and select the vehicles that are right for you.

Estate Administration

Dustan E. Johnson provides a full range of probate and trust administration services designed to distribute assets in accordance with the decedent’s wishes while minimizing costs and delays. We can advise an executor or estate administrator (Personal Representative) or Trustee as to his or her rights, duties and liabilities, and assist him or her in collecting the descendant’s assets, satisfying liabilities and distributing the assets to the heirs and beneficiaries. When disputes arise concerning an estate and distribution of estate assets we can assist in resolving such disputes and, if necessary, handling estate litigation.

For a consultation call (541) 928-0677 or send us an e-mail.