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Recent News and Educational Resources from Reed Longyear

Attorney Noah Williams’ blog post, “Top Five Common Questions to an Employment Attorney about Nannies and Nanny Shares” was featured on another Seattle based website, Nanny Parent Connection. This is a community site that connects nannies and parents in the Puget Sound region. You can read Noah’s post here: https://nannyparentconnection.com/blog/attorneyquestions/ or learn more about Nanny Parent Connection here: https://nannyparentconnection.com/

Getting prepared if divorce is your New Year’s resolution

January is a great time to change habits and make a new beginning. It’s also a time when people take a hard look at their lives and make decisions about what they want their future to look like. If you have taken a hard look at your marriage and determined that a future together is […]

After divorce, who pays for college?

Most parents worry about their ability to cover higher education costs for their children. That issue becomes more complex when parents get divorced. For them, the question is not just how, but who. In Washington, child support is usually only paid until a child turns 18 or graduates from high school (whichever occurs later). The […]

We are delighted to announce that at the KCBA 13th Annual Probate Administration CLE, Reed Longyear Law will have three attorneys present to cover a broad range of information regarding probate issues. Attorney Michael Longyear will serve as Co-chair while attorneys Jason Burnett and Anton Cauthorn also speak on a handful of probate topics. This CLE will take place on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM at the Washington State Convention Center. To get more information or to register for this CLE, follow the link provided: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/13th-annual-probate-administration-tickets-38367902429

Attorney Elizabeth Hanley was featured on Public News Service today regarding a Supreme Court case reviewing whether employers can ban class-action lawsuits. Ms. Hanley spoke to the importance of class action suits in wage theft cases.

Coming up on Friday, October 27th, attorney Carla Calogero will be a panelist at this year’s Northwest Health Law Advocates CLE seminar. She will be speaking about working with clients with diminished capacity. You can register here and view the agenda here.

How to Use a Power of Attorney

What is a Power of Attorney? What Should You do if You are Named as a Power of Attorney? What Should You do if a Power of Attorney is Rejected?     What is a Power of Attorney? A durable power of attorney is a simple legal document where you choose who will manage your […]

Attorney Michael Longyear will be a co-chair for the Washington State Bar Association’s 20th Annual Fall Elder Law Conference. Topics for the seminar will include: Washington Disability Law, client representation in elder mediation, and a session on Capacity to Care. The conference will take place on September 8th, 2017 and registration is available through the WSBA website.

We are happy to announce that attorney Michael Longyear has joined the Washington Association of Professional Guardians as a Member of the Board of Directors. The WAPG is an organization that represents the interests of Certified Professional Guardians (CPGs) and aims to educate on issues relevant to guardianship as well as promoting and facilitating standards for guardians.

Seattle Income Tax: What it Means for You

You may have heard about the new Seattle Income tax of 2.25%. If you are wondering what the tax means for you, here are answers to some common questions about the tax: Who will be required to pay the income tax? The tax only applies to Seattle residents. Additionally, only married couples earning more than […]

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