Estate Planning

A Guide to Reaching Your Estate Planning Goals

A Guide to Reaching Your Estate Planning Goals

Many people delay estate planning because facing sickness and death can be uncomfortable. However, preparation is necessary to have your wishes honored as you intend. With this in mind, consider the following suggestions to stay focused on these estate planning goals.

Why Are Legal Fees So High?

Why Are Legal Fees So High?

A common question about legal fees is why they are so high. The following article details what is built into legal fees and explains their cost.

Why Gifting an Estate Plan Is an Act of Love

Why Gifting an Estate Plan Is an Act of Love

Gifting an estate plan is an act of love because an estate plan goes far beyond material possessions, addressing the emotional, practical, and long-term well-being of your loved ones.

How Does Estate Planning Work for Committed Intimate Relationships?

How Does Estate Planning Work for Committed Intimate Relationships?

Washington state’s laws on non-marital relationships, including committed intimate relationships (CIRs), can be convoluted, especially in the absence of a cohabitation agreement. Given the ambiguity that exists for unmarried partners in Washington state, thinking about the future and what it could look like is more important than ever. This is especially true in terms of aging, incapacity, and death. Fortunately, you can address each of these issues in a comprehensive estate plan.