Author Archives: Michelle-Shari Kruss, Attorney at Law

About Michelle-Shari Kruss, Attorney at Law

Portland Oregon Attorney. For almost fifteen years Michelle-Shari has been helping new parents address their very important estate-planning needs (Wills and Trusts for Minor Children). Michelle-Shari is a frequent guest lecturer at most of our Portland area hospitals, MOPS groups, Lake Oswego Mom(s), La Leche, religious organizations, professional and civic groups.

Parents, Minors and the Law

Minors one Day Majors the Next Congratulations, your child is off to college. Parents do not stop worrying about their kids when they turn 18.  However, our legal ability to weigh in on our children’s medical care and financial needs … Continue reading

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What is Estate Planning?

I hear this phrase a lot when meeting with parents for their initial appointment “I don’t know, what I don’t know”. With sites like LegalZoom, BuildAWill, LegacyWriter, and more, the ability to create your Will has never been easier. Or … Continue reading

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Happy to share my most recent NW Kids Magazine Post.

http://www.nwkidsmagazine.com/2015/04/babysitter-instructions-is-no-different-then-drafting-a-will/

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Amy has a great blog at the Oregonian. Please feel free to take a peak.

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Thank you NW Kids Magazine for asking me to be a contributing author. Looking forward to submitting future posts about Estate Planning for New Parents.

http://www.nwkidsmagazine.com/author/michele-shari/ Michelle-Shari Kruss J.D. (Krusslaw, a boutique Lake Oswego law firm), has more than 18 years of legal-experience. Michelle-Shari is a well-known estate planning attorney helping parents protect their most precious asset: their children. She is a past Juvenile Peer … Continue reading

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When can minors give consent to medical treatment without a parent/guardian?

Oregon law states that minors who are at least 15 years of age can consent to a variety of medical services without consent from a parent or legal guardian (ORS 109.640). 109.640). Please feel free to take a look at … Continue reading

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How wonderful it is that nobody needs to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world” Anne Frank

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