Category: Estate Planning

New Year’s Resolution – Do something legal

We have a tradition when the new calendar year comes around to make resolutions.  Most of these resolutions revolve around getting healthier, living better or being more productive (just to name a few).  With my informal survey, I haven’t heard

When is a trust needed?

A trust is a frequently used tool for assuring that your children will get the benefit of your estate without placing the responsibility and burden of making financial decisions on them at an early age. Trusts are also frequently used

Do you need a will?

Probably.  If you die without a will, Washington law dictates how your estate is distributed, which may not be the way you want it divided. The Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Title 11 sets forth Washington laws regarding the descent