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This month we celebrate firm anniversaries for three attorneys in the office. Julie Sommer has now been with Reed Longyear for 8 years. Attorney Sommer practices in the areas of social security and guardianship. Personal injury attorney John Vaughey celebrates 10 years with the firm. Lastly, attorney Shane Yelish, who works in real estate and small business, has now been with us for 6 years. As always, we’re happy to recognize our devoted team!

Protecting Your Beneficiaries with an IRA Trust

IRA’s and other retirement accounts can be some of the largest assets in an estate, often second only to a home.  If you have an IRA, you can decide who receives your IRA after your death by filling out a beneficiary designation form naming beneficiaries—children, spouse, or any other person—for your IRA. After your death, […]

Attorney Michael Longyear will be co-chairing and Attorney Jason Burnett will be speaking at a King County Bar Association program this Friday, May 13th. The Continuing Legal Education Program is titled “Probate Litigation: Non-TEDRA Causes of Actions and Alternatives”, and Attorney Burnett will be speaking on Quiet Title Actions and Ejectments.


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