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About Gresham Family & Bankruptcy Law

Attorneys Practicing Family Law, Bankruptcy & Estate Planning

When the time comes to deal with family law issues, personal bankruptcy, or probate and estate planning, you need a law firm that can serve you with compassion but fight tirelessly for a positive resolution. At GFBL, we take your case seriously and devote ourselves to achieving a successful outcome on your behalf.

Lillian Suelzle Watson, Kathryn Bourn, Erin O’Riley and Chamber Dorheim use a client-focused open communication style to represent individuals and families in the suburbs and small towns outside of Portland. Our office is easily accessible, and you won’t have to navigate the traffic of downtown Portland to get to us.

Reach out to our team today to discuss your case during an initial consultation. Call (503) 470-2230 or contact us online.

What We Do

At GFBL, we offer legal services related to divorce, child custody, parenting time, mediation, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and estate planning and probate cases. In some circumstances, solutions can be achieved through careful negotiation and settlement conferences outside the courtroom. When needed, we are willing and able to aggressively pursue an outcome in court.

Our goal is to provide effective representation for our clients through careful intelligent planning and diligent hard work without compromising our strong sense of ethics, community, and family values.

Our Approach to the Practice of Law

All members of the GFBL team are family-oriented professionals committed to excellent client service. Our Gresham attorneys treat every client with the utmost respect and maintain a barrier-free office atmosphere. We know how stressful your case can be and strive to make the process comfortable and understandable for each client.

Effectively serving our clients’ legal needs is our goal. We recognize that you are navigating a very stressful period in your life and want to guide you toward a successful outcome.

Our Firm’s History

Years of legal experience form the foundation of GFBL. Attorney Lillian Suelzle Watson values her strong roots in Gresham, Oregon. Lillian established GFBL to build a firm in her hometown that meets the best interests of the client compassionately while providing results-driven representation.

When you choose GFBL, you work with a team of experienced attorneys and staff that will focus on your individual needs. From the first time that a client reaches out to us until the time we have resolved their case, we do everything possible to ensure the case progresses as smoothly as possible. This ideal always places the client first so that we develop not just an impressive history of case resolution but – more importantly – long-lasting relationships. Our successful attorney-client relationships have rewarded us with referrals and even personal thank you notes and heartfelt appreciation from our clients.

‚ÄčIf you have concerns regarding family law, bankruptcy or estate planning, we encourage you to contact our Gresham attorneys at (503) 470-2230.

Former Clients Share Their Experiences

Your Story Matters
  • “Very Professional and Understanding”

    - DC
  • “Erin really cared and worked her butt off to get me what I deserved! Now I am hopeful about my future”

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

    - Toni

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