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.

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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Invited to Podcast on Dads Who Diaper

Hi Michelle-Shari, I hope you’re having a great week! Just wanted to let you know the podcast and post is up! I want to thank you again for helping us and being apart of our “team”. Hope you like it, … Continue reading

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