Buying a small business

Each year in Oregon, many people start new businesses. Others choose to purchase existing businesses so that they can operate their own companies without having to start from scratch. However, purchasing an existing business requires multiple steps to prevent things...

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How can you avoid litigation?

Litigation serves as a legal tool by which parties can sort out their legal disputes. This is what most people think of when they think of "taking someone to court". Though it has many benefits, it also has potent downsides such as enormous costs. When you face a...

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How to prepare for a closing

If you are purchasing a new home, and you are getting close to closing day, you are probably excited to get the keys and move in. However, there are many things involved with the closing process, and unknown things can pop up. If you know what to expect at the...

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How can you choose an executor?

When it comes to your estate plan, you have to choose an executor of an estate. Your executor is the person who will have the legal responsibility to pay your debts and taxes. The executor also distributes your estate to your beneficiaries. To choose an appropriate...

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