Estate Planning Attorney

Estate PlanningEstate Planning can seem like an overwhelming job. My hope is that it becomes a positive experience for you.

At our meetings we will discuss your estate planning objectives and the best means to achieve them. We will work together to craft a plan that is best for you. As we go along, you and I both will have questions, some that we can answer quickly, and some that require discussion in more depth. We will take as much time as we need to get your estate plan right for you.

Some of the topics we will address include:

  • Wills and Trusts – which is right for you?
  • Guardianship for minor children
  • Powers of Attorney for Financial Matters
  • Powers of Attorney for Medical Decisions and Advance Medical Directives
  • Supplemental Needs Trusts for spouses or other family members with disabilities
  • Community Property Agreements
  • Washington’s probate process
  • Non-Probate assets and beneficiary designations
  • Planning for possible Medicaid-assistance needs in the future
  • Estate Tax Considerations
  • Probate process
  • Other Estate Planning considerations

At the end of our work together, you will have your “affairs” in order – and at just the right time!

My office is now open for in-person appointments. To comply with Phase-2 requirements for re-opening, I have adopted some new procedures for in-person meetings at my office. You must have an appointment. I cannot accommodate walk-ins. While in the office you must wear a face covering, maintain physical distance, and sanitize your hands. Although I intend to strictly comply with Washington's Safe Start Plan, there is a risk that you may be exposed to or contract COVID-19 while at the office. By entering my office, you assume such risk. I will continue to offer and encourage client meetings by phone or video call. I also am happy to meet at an outdoor location. Please let me know your preference when you contact me.

My office is now open for in-person appointments. To comply with Phase-2 requirements for re-opening, I have adopted some new procedures for in-person meetings at my office. You must have an appointment. I cannot accommodate walk-ins. While in the office you must wear a face covering, maintain physical distance, and sanitize your hands. Although I intend to strictly comply with Washington's Safe Start Plan, there is a risk that you may be exposed to or contract COVID-19 while at the office. By entering my office, you assume such risk. I will continue to offer and encourage client meetings by phone or video call. I also am happy to meet at an outdoor location. Please let me know your preference when you contact me.