The following links are designed to help answer some
of your questions about wills, trusts and estate planning. The information
provided here is not intended to cover every situation. The resources
listed below contain general legal information that should not be used
as a substitute for specific legal advice. Please remember that the
law is always changing through actions of the courts and the Legislature.
OSB tv Legal Q&A
What happens if I die without a will?
What is a power of attorney?
How do I find a missing will?
What is Oregonís Death with Dignity Act?
How do I get the proper medication
under Oregonís Death with Dignity Act?
Which illnesses qualify under
Oregonís Death with Dignity Act?
How is medical aid in dying
different from euthanasia?
Do I qualify for Medicaid
to pay for long-term care?
Will Medicaid pay for
my spouseís long-term care?
What is the difference between a
guardian and a conservator?
Are guardians and conservators monitored?
What are my rights if I have a guardian?
Why get a revocable trust?
What is an advanced directive?
What do I do when a loved
one needs extra care?
Legal Issues for Older Adults:
An understandable guide to legal issues important to Oregon's senior citizens, updated in 2012, is available for purchase or to download for free.
Download Legal Issues for Older Adults
Oregon Legal Aid Services on the OSB website
Oregon Law Help: Legal information for low-income Oregonians