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What is a General Durable Power of Attorney?

In Washington State a General Durable Power of Attorney (GDPOA) is a document that allows the principal to provide authority to an individual, known as an agent or attorney-in-fact, to manage personal finances and assets in the event that the principal is unable to do so due to incapacity (See State of Washington Statue RCW […]

Estate Planning for the 99%: Here at Reed Longyear we believe that everyone should understand how fundamental estate planning is to your personal and financial planning. Attorney Michael Longyear will be chairing a King County Bar Association CLE on May 10th discussing approaches to estate planning for all income levels. Click here for list of speakers.

Attorneys Michael Longyear and Julie Sommer along with three Reed Longyear legal staff will be attending the King County Bar Association’s annual Title 11 Guardianship Guardian ad Litem Training on April 3 & 4. A Guardian ad Litem (GAL) is an individual appointed by the court to represent the best interests of a child or incapacitated person involved in a case in the superior court. In order to become a GAL, an individual must complete a preliminary training program, provide background information to the court(s) in which the GAL wishes to serve and meet all eligibility requirements set by statute and individual county local court rules.

To find out more about this training, please visit the King County Bar Association website.


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