The Top Seven Mistakes in Estate Planning

During the Middle Ages, crusaders sailing East developed Trusts to protect their families and their assets when they could not. A lot has changed over the centuries, but the essential purpose of estate planning has not. People plan to protect themselves and their families from probate, taxes and costly mistakes. However, without fully understanding the […]


2011: Estate Planning in Washington State – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good News: Beneficial Changes to Federal Law for 2011 and 2012 After months of negotiations following the lapse of the Federal estate tax for 2010, Congress finally got around to enacting new estate tax rules at the end of last year. On December 17, 2010, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation […]


The Most Common Mistakes People Make in Estate Planning

How well versed are you in your estate planning options? Even more importantly, can you be assured that your family will be taken care of when you are no longer able to do so? A qualified estate planning attorney can be an invaluable asset to you and your family, whether your personal wealth is small […]