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The Hazards of Online Legal Forms

The internet can be a wonderful resource for all kinds of information. Use of legal documents, unfortunately, is not one of them. Free online forms...

Estate Planning Mistakes

April Newsletter 2019

Here are some of the most common mistakes we’ve seen with bad Estate Plans.

Estate Planning Tools – Pay on Death / Transfer on Death

What does Transfer on Death mean and how does it work as an Estate Planning tool?

What Can You Do When A Friend Loses Capacity?

Throughout all of this, though I was able to call and report my concerns, I had no right to know what was actually being done...

What is the Washington Death with Dignity Act?

In 2008, Washington became the second state to adopt the “Death with Dignity Act.” Under this act, medical doctors and osteopathic physicians must prescribe terminally...

March 2019 Newsletter

What’s the Difference Between a POLST Form and an Advanced Directive? March 2019 Newsletter – What’s the difference between a POLST form and an Advance...

Special Needs Trusts

If you have a child who has special needs and is unable to care for themselves because of those needs, you may be interested in...

Protecting Assets and Qualifying for Medicaid

In our last article, Current Medicaid Standards for Washington, we listed the requirements that must be met in order to qualify for Medicaid Long-Term Care...

Current Medicaid Standards for Washington

Medicaid is a great resource for paying for Long-Term Care, but the rules are complex and change frequently. So what are the current Medicaid standards?

Probate in Washington Explained

Probate is probably the most misunderstood area of Estate Planning.  It’s often thought of as something you should avoid at all costs. This is for...