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Laura Hoexter

Gifting and Leveraged Gifting

From the Estate Planning and Probate Group Many individuals know that lifetime gifts to children and other loved ones can reduce or eliminate estate taxes otherwise due upon death. Yet many are not aware of the options to leverage their gifts to produce even greater tax savings. This FAQ will review the benefits of making gifts and […]

How Will the Changes to Insurance Impact Personal Injury Cases?

Health Care

From the Health Care Group The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the “ACA”) is the most sweeping healthcare law in decades. It has three overarching tenets: All persons will be required to obtain health insurance or pay a tax penalty; All health insurance policies must comply with certain minimum requirements regarding the scope of […]

Intellectual Property 101

Intellectual Property (IP) can be anything from a particular manufacturing process to a company’s logo, a trade secret like a formula, or song lyrics.

Selecting a Strong Trademark

It is time to select a trademark, what do you need to know? How do I select a strong trademark? What Is important when selecting a trademark?

Michael Spence

Real Estate: Buyers

Should I use a broker? Is a broker the same as realtor? What is a realtor? Do I need one to buy property? These questions and more are answered the the FAQ

Michael Spence

Real Estate: Sellers

What is a broker? What is a realtor? Can do I need one or the other to sell my property? What do I need to disclose? These questions and more are addressed in the FAQ

Laura Hoexter

Irrevocable Trusts

Irrevocable Trusts can be highly effective tools to maximize the amount of wealth that passes to your heirs. To find out more, read the FAQ.

Residential Rental Agreements & Issues

For rental property owners, there are many nuances to consider when drafting leasing agreements. Our Business and Real Estate groups detail many of the important topics covered by Washington State law.

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