SeaTac, Washington Estate Planning Lawyers
Wills, trusts, & estate plans specifically tailored to individuals and families.
Washington Estate Planning Attorney with 42 years experience
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I have based my practice in Renton because I grew up in South King County and enjoy serving my community. I offer legal services at flat-fees, so my clients know the fee amount from the moment they...
Tukwila, WA 98032
Seattle University School of Law
In 2016 and 2017, Synthia was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers, an award given to less than 2.5% of lawyers in the state. Synthia has a passion for working with Seattle’s small to mid-size business owners, assisting with...
I stay current in family law and precedents. So I'll make you aware of every legal advantage open to you in plain terms.
I'm a resourceful attorney. I consider all available legal avenues, including mediation and arbitration. So you get a fair ruling at the lowest cost.
Call me for a phone consultation now, free of charge, to put your mind at ease, and find out how to get the fair treatment you deserve.
Mark’s approach to family law is based on common sense, strong ethical standards, and the highest level of professionalism. His goal is simple: to “do better” for his clients than any other legal representative would do. Mark is...
Bellevue, WA 98004
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate and Tax
University of Washington School of Law, University of Washington School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
With their law degrees under their belt, Josh and his wife, Sarah, began their...
Seattle, WA 98101
University of Washington School of Law, University of Washington School of Law and Seattle University
Before earning her law degree, Angela Macey-Cushman was a nurse, manager, and researcher in the area of aging and long-term care. These experiences inform her legal practice and her approach to advising clients and their families. She is also a mother of two school-age sons. Her husband is employed in the tech industry. She loves assisting younger individuals and families with their long-range estate planning questions.
Seattle, WA 98133
University of Washington School of Law, University of Montana School of Law and University of Washington School of Law
Planning your estate?
Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.
An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.
Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.
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