Agricultural Law

For many years, Churchill Leonard has recognized the extent of its practice originating from the Willamette Valley agricultural community. The firm continues to represent farmers, whether they are specialty seed or vegetable producers or large scale diversified farming operations with annual sales of ten million dollars or more. The firm also represents the buyers and…

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Estate planning is the collection of steps to be taken which assures your loved ones are provided for in the best possible way when you are gone. Estate planning is carried out with legal documents such as wills and trusts. Our estate planning attorneys are experienced in walking you through the process of deciding who…

Trust Administration & Probate

Our estate administration attorneys assist individuals and families in settling estates after a loved one has passed away. Whether we are advising a personal representative in the administration of a probate estate or a trustee in the administration of a trust estate, we strive to make the administration process as efficient and stress-free as possible…

Business & Corporate

We represent clients in all areas relative to the planning, forming and managing of their corporations, limited liability companies and general and limited partnerships. This includes rendering services relative to tax advice, negotiating and drafting all forms of agreements, and handling disputes and liquidations. Representative services include the formation and preparation of the following: Leases…

Guardianships & Conservatorships

Sometimes our loved ones need assistance with their care and finances. When it becomes necessary for a client to create a guardianship and/or conservatorship for a loved one, we assist with all aspects of that process. Our services include preparing and filing with the court the documents necessary to commmence the guardianship and/or conservatorship, required annual…

Real Estate, Contracts & Leases

The firm represents property owners in the purchase, sale or lease of residential, agricultural and commercial real estate. Our attorneys are familiar with options, commercial and residential leases, land sale contracts, 1031 exchanges and other real estate financing arrangements, land use, zoning and taxation issues. Members of the firm assist the firm’s clients in the…

Land Use & Zoning

Land use law encompasses the planning and development process from the local level, involving permits and city and county ordinances, to State zoning regulations and comprehensive plan restrictions and considerations. Our firm has experience with both domestic and commercial development, and has assisted clients in working with Marion County, Polk County, and the State of…

Contract Disputes & Business Litigation

We provide services to businesses and/or individuals dealing with problems that arise from business relationships, such as business transactions, written or oral contracts, service agreements, etc. Our services include evaluating such controversies and the costs and benefits in proceeding in litigation, establishing strategies for proceeding, and handling disputes in different realms. We assist in filing…

Seminar — Protecting the Family Farm

Do you ever worry about what will happen with the next generation? Do you ask yourself “how do I plan for the future with my farm? How do I treat on-farm and off-farm heirs fairly? Churchill Leonard Lawyers would like to invite you to attend their February seminar which will address these concerns and other…