Kimberly Pray

Estate Planning for Families: Death & Dying

Common Reason #2: I do not want to contemplate my own death It is difficult to think about one’s own demise, but whether you plan for it or not, eventually someone will need to sort out your estate.  If you do not put a plan in place, state law dictates what will happen with your assets...
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Estate Planning for Families: Not Just for the 1%

Common Reason #1: I do not have enough money to be concerned about estate planning. The reality is that just about everyone needs an estate plan.* State law provides a contingency plan in case you die without a will (“intestate”), but there is no backup plan if you become incapacitated and unable to manage your financial...
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Estate Planning for Families: Overview

Do you need an estate plan? Absolutely (but we’re biased). If you don’t believe us, you are in good company: According to Forbes , 62% of adult Americans, ages 45 – 54, do not have wills. For women in this age group, the number is slightly higher – 67%. For the baby boom generation, the...
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A New “Go-To” Law Firm for Portland’s Social Entrepreneurs

Recently Portland Business Journal featured Catalyst Law, placing emphasis on one type of client served by the firm: “The trio will unite its expertise in business law, estate planning and nonprofits to help social startups at Hatch and beyond with the complexities of operating businesses. They have special expertise in marrying for-profit enterprises with nonprofit...
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Catalyst Law Opens Its Doors to Clients

The law firm, Catalyst Law, LLC, launches this month with a vision of creating a new kind of law practice with values and expertise specialized to help support the goals of those businesses, social enterprises, philanthropists, non-profits and individuals whose for profit, non-profit and personal motives are aligned with promoting positive social changes and sustainable...
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Catalyst Law Blog

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.

Kofi Annan

The articles in this blog are intended to help educate you on some common issues people in Oregon face during divorces, custody disputes, and other family law matters.

The information provided is general and is not intended to be legal advice for any specific case. Reading these articles is not a substitute for consulting with a family law attorney.

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