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Gresham Lawyers

Comfort & Security in Life’s Toughest Legal Challenges

At Gresham Family & Bankruptcy Law, we know how far-reaching legal issues can become and we recognize the serious impact that these cases can have on your life. Our Gresham family law attorneys has decades of combined experience representing clients in a variety of issues, including divorce, child custody, wills, probate, and bankruptcy. Founded in 2001 by Attorney Lillian Suelzle Watson, GFBL comprises four attorneys who are highly skilled in their areas of practice and well-versed in the many legal matters that affect families and their futures. Gresham Family & Bankruptcy Law serves clients throughout the suburbs and small towns outside of Portland.

Meet Your Legal Team

Work Directly With Your Attorney Throughout Your Case
  • Lillian S. Watson
  • Chamber Dorheim
  • Nathan Begley
  • Lillian S. Watson Lillian S. Watson

    Owner, Attorney

    Lillian Suelzle Watson is the owner/manager of Gresham Family & Bankruptcy Law. Lillian’s primary focus has always been to ...
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  • Chamber Dorheim Chamber Dorheim


    Attorney Chamber Dorheim firmly believes that people are still family – though in a different form – after a relationship ...
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  • Nathan Begley Nathan Begley


    Attorney Nathan Begley serves his clients with kindness and understanding, taking special care to be aware of the everyday ...
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  • Better Business Bureau
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Collaborative Law Practice
  • Expertise 2020

We Are Passionate About Helping Our Clients

When the time comes to deal with family law issues – such as divorce, child custody, personal bankruptcy, restraining orders, or probate and estate planning – you need a Gresham family lawyer who is compassionate about your situation but tough in seeking a favorable resolution. At GFBL, our attorneys work tirelessly to achieve favorable outcomes in every case.

For nearly 20 years, our firm family law attorneys in Greshamhas been guiding people forward. Our attorneys understand the complexities of bankruptcy, divorce and estate planning, ranging from the subjectivity of emotions to the realities of the legal process. GFBL is the one-stop legal shop that you can count on in your family’s time of need.

  • Very Professional and Understanding

    “Lillian and Stephanie were great to work with. They helped me navigate through the Chapter 13 process and were very understanding and accommodating.”

    - DC
  • When anyone asks what firm I went through, I will always mention Lillian.

    “Lillian was an angel in disguise. She helped my children and I when I felt like no one could help. I had a very messy and sad custody case and she was the rock we needed to get through it, very ...”

    - Toni
  • She was very helpful on explaining what to expect and how I should represent myself.

    “I was served divorce papers after 10 years of separation. We both can not afford a lawyer and I was lost on what to expect on the court date. I retained Lillian on a hourly rate to help me prepare for ...”

    - Former Client
  • Lillian was truly a blessing to us when we needed one.

    “My brother and I needed to get a Power of Attorney drawn up in order to take care of my father's affairs because he was going into an assisted living facility. We came into Lillian's office without an ...”

    - Greg

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