The Law Offices of Bernt A. Jacobsen

Providing experienced and dedicated estate and tax planning, trust and will preparation, and probate services to the Portland metropolitan area and throughout Oregon.

Protect your loved ones ...

Two offices to serve you.
Primary Office Satellite Offices
7565 SW Hermoso Way
Tigard, OR 97223
(503) 892-9301 Phone
(503) 352-0470 fax

100 SW Baseline
Hillsboro, OR 97123

9200 SE Sunnybrook Blvd, Suite 150
Clackamas, OR 97015

PRACTICE PHILOSOPHY: Listen to the client and assist them in identifying their goals and concerns and then develop and implement the most cost effective means of achieving and addressing them.

I am a member of the Oregon State Bar and I have passed the Oregon Certified Public Accountants exam. My practice is devoted to providing comprehensive estate planning and probate services, with an emphasis in avoiding estate taxes and probate and estate planning for families. You can learn more about the specific legal services my practice offers and my background and qualifications by clicking About Bernt A. Jacobsen.

SITE MISSION: The goal of this web site is twofold: One, to provide relevant estate planning information to assist the reader in determining whether you and your family can benefit from estate planning; and two, provide relevant information about my practice so that you can determine whether I can be of service to you.

I invite you to contact me directly at (503) 892-9301 or at with specific estate planning questions or comments about my site.

DISCLAIMER: I am sure that you understand that this site cannot, and is not intended to, dispense legal advice. Resolving any legal issue is very "fact sensitive" and your particular situation is unique. The information provided herein is intended as general educational material and as a first step in the estate planning process and you should consult your estate-planning advisor for specific advice.


  1. 10 Costly Estate Planning Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

  2. Trust Basics - What is a trust and can it benefit me?

  3. Revocable Living Trusts - Disadvantages and advantages and how revocable living trusts can help plan for disability.

  4. Estate Tax Basics - Should I worry about estate taxes? And 5 powerful techniques to reduce estate taxes.

  5. Estate Planning With Children - 5 simple but effective ways to protect your children after your death.

  6. Selecting An Attorney - How to select an attorney.

  7. Fees and Costs

  8. Estate Planning Worksheet

  9. About Bernt A. Jacobsen

  10. How to Reach Me or Retain My Services | © 2005 Bernt A. Jacobsen

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