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Can You Override a Power of Attorney?

Can you override a power of attorney? Medical and financial powers of attorney (POA) are incredibly powerful and versatile documents. They provide the POA holder,…

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Does Washington State Recognize Tenancy By The Entirety?

Does Washington State Recognize Tenancy By The Entirety?

When you buy a home with your spouse, you may not be aware that the way your ownership is titled can affect what happens to…More…

Setup a Kid’s Protection Plan Today, Here’s How to Do It in Spokane, WA!

Setup a Family Estate Plan Today, Here’s How to Do It in Spokane, WA!

When you started having children, the last thing you probably thought about was setting up a Family Estate plan. We do not like to be…More…

6 Steps to Select and Name the Right Guardians for Your Children

6 Steps to Select and Name the Right Guardians for Your Children

  One of your most important responsibilities as a parent is to select and legally document guardians for your children. This does not mean just…More…

Celebrate Your Military Family By Improving Your Military Will

Celebrate Your Military Family, Improve Your Military Will

There’s an old military adage that says, “No good plan survives engagement.”  While this quote’s timelessness must lend credit to its applicability in battle, it…More…

Estate Planning: A Key Baby Boomer Family Value!

Estate Planning: A Key Baby Boomer Family Value!

If you were born between 1946 and 1955, you are considered to be a “Baby Boomer.” If you are a Baby Boomer do not already…More…

Setting up a Durable Power of Attorney in Washington State

Setting up a Durable Power of Attorney in Washington State

Setting up a Durable Power of Attorney in Washington State is pretty straightforward. In this article is a brief description of what a Durable Power…More…

When Do I Need a Medical Power of Attorney in Washington State?

When Do I Need a Medical Power of Attorney in Washington State?

If you are searching for estate planning needs, you will likely come across the concept of a “Medical Power of Attorney.” We wrote this article to…More…

What If...Getting Ready for Spring Break and More!

Getting Ready for Spring Break and More with a Family Protection Plan

Spring break is coming up fast! And it truly is an exciting time of year, filled with both the promise of spring and brief glimpses…More…

Why You Need to Consider Options for Temporary Guardianship for Your Children

Why You Need to Consider Options for Temporary Guardianship for Your Children

As a parent, the last thing you want to think is not being around for your children.  Not being there to make decisions for them,…More…

Do I Need to Setup a Temporary Guardianship Form for My Children?

Do I Need to Setup a Temporary Guardianship Form for My Children?

Temporary Guardianship is a concept in family protection & estate planning that you should become aware of.   This is the idea that whether you…More…

What is a Meretricious Relationship?

What is a Meretricious Relationship?

  When working through estate planning, estate transference, or family planning issues, things are not always as clear-cut as we tend to write about here….More…

What to Expect From (and How to Prepare For) an Initial Estate Planning Meeting With Your Personal Family Lawyer®

What to Expect From (and How to Prepare For) an Initial Estate Planning Meeting

Whether you have met with an estate planning attorney before or it is your first time, it is important to understand how working with an…More…

How Becoming Incapacitated Can Affect Your Family

How Becoming Incapacitated Can Affect Your Family

If you should become incapacitated at some point in your life, you can bet it will be both very scary and stressful for you and…More…

How to Find a Living Trust Attorney Near Me

How to Find a Living Trust Attorney Near Me

You have made the first step and have decided to set up a living trust.  Now, you need an attorney to help you.  You may…More…

Four Benefits of Printing Out Your Guardianship Plan on Good Ol’ Paper

Four Benefits of Printing Out Your Guardianship Plan on Good Ol’ Paper

In today’s society, most things are done on the computer and saved to a hard drive.  Important documents are very rarely printed out and filed…More…