Whether you’re planning for yourself or someone else, the resources below are vital when it comes to organizing and settling an estate in Oregon.
Advance Directive Form
Order Death Certificates
Death Certificate instructions for Oregon. For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death Certificate ordering information.
Digital Estate Planning Laws
Proposed law: SB 54
Description: Defines "digital accounts" and "digital assets" for purposes of administration of estates and trusts. Requires custodian of digital accounts and digital assets to transfer, deliver or provide access to accounts or electronic copies of assets to personal representative, conservator or settlor upon written request.
Date introduced: January 14, 2013
Status: In Senate Committee
Full text: Click here for full text of the proposed Oregon law
For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Digital Estate Planning Laws.
Death With Dignity Legislation (a.k.a. Aid-In-Dying or Physician-Assisted Death)
- The Death with Dignity Act has been legal in Oregon since 1997.
For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Death With Dignity Legislation.
Organ Donation Registries
POLST (Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment) Form
For other states, see our complete list of state-by-state Probate Laws.
Estate And Inheritance Tax Rate
- Oregon has a 0.8%-16% estate tax rate (exemption threshold: $1 million)
For estate and inheritance tax in other states see our complete list of state-by-state Estate And Inheritance Tax Rates.