Attorney Michael Cougar earned his law degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. During the beginning of his career, he worked for a larger firm where he learned to develop his legal skills and knowledge to provide effective legal representation for his clients. After six informative years, he decided to branch out on his own so he could provide every last one of his clients the personal attention they deserve. He understands that planning your estate or filing for bankruptcy are legal processes that require a lot of care and attention. As a result, he makes sure every client receives individualized legal services so that they can make strategic decisions that provide a more secure future for them and their families.More About Michael
Whether you are allocating your assets to your loved ones or filing for bankruptcy, attorney Michael Cougar strives to create a welcome and open environment so that you can feel comfortable and confident with how your case is being handled.
Your case is just as unique as you are. Attorney Michael Cougar wants you to leave his office knowing that he did everything within reach to pursue the best possible outcome for your legal situation — no exceptions.
Because no two legal cases are the same, it's important for your attorney to be meticulous and thorough. If anything is missed, you could be deprived of an opportunity that can help you in the long run. That's why Mr. Cougar will exhaust every legal avenue for your case.
It can be common for some attorneys to blindly help their clients without accepting any of their input. Attorney Michael Cougar's strategy is the opposite. His goal is to work collaboratively with his clients so that they can make strategic legal decisions. He takes this approach because he understands that you know your situation better than anyone. It's important that your estate planning attorney acknowledges that, while they may know the law better than the client, the client should always have the final say in how their case is handled.
Michael's role in planning your estate is to ensure you're fully aware of your options and to lay them out so you can make an informed decision. Whether you want to create a will or need to assign a guardian for your children in the event that you pass, Michael has the tools and experience to make sure you and your family are taken care of. His clients throughout Medford and Grants Pass, Oregon, have benefited from this collaborative approach.
Much like planning your estate, the difficult decisions that need to be made with regards to your financial state should never be solely in the hands of your bankruptcy attorney. Michael can inform you of the different options you have, like how to keep debt collectors from harassing you or reducing debt to avoid bankruptcy altogether. Furthermore, he'll use his knowledge of bankruptcy law to layout all available legal options. Once you are thoroughly informed about the impact of every option, you can then choose how you would like to proceed and he'll guide you from there.
If you aren't looking for an attorney to help you with every step of the estate planning or bankruptcy process, Michael also offers legal counseling for any questions or concerns you may have. Contact his office in Medford, Oregon, today to schedule a consultation and learn more about how he can help you with the legal challenges you may be facing.