How Does Divorce Impact Your Will Beneficiary Designations

Happily ever after rarely turns out how it is depicted on the big screen. It starts great, but over time there is trouble in paradise. Despite your best efforts, it might not work out. Divorce happens. And, if it is happening to you, you will want to know how it affects your will beneficiary designations. […]

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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 in a file cabinet or folder.  However, there are benefits to printing out legal documents including your guardianship plan. Here are four benefits of printing out your guardianship plan on […]

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How Does A Meretricious Relationship Play Into An Estate Plan?

How Does A Meretricious Relationship Play Into An Estate Plan?

Regarding marriage, Washington state does not recognize common law. Instead, Washington State looks at a long-term, committed relationship as a meretricious relationship or cohabitation. Being in a meretricious relationship versus being legally married can affect what happens to your property and assets should one of you become disabled or die. What is a Meretricious relationship? […]

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Estate Planning and Divorce: Incapacity, Death and Alimony Considerations

Divorce & Financial Planning

  If you are considering a divorce, it’s critical to understand the impact of your divorce on what would happen in the event of your incapacity or death, either during the divorce or after. Unfortunately, most divorce lawyers do not give any thought to incapacity or death, simply because they do not have training on […]

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How Do I Appoint a Guardian For My Child If I Die?

How Do I Appoint a Guardian For My Child If I Die?

Who Would Raise Your Children If Something Happened to You? Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on reddit Reddit Share on print Print By Randi L. Johnson How Do I Appoint a Guardian for My Child If I Die? Honestly, no one wants to think about this question. […]

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