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Recent News and Educational Resources from Reed Longyear

Not sure if you should be thinking about establishing an Estate Plan? Read the following article provided by Fidelity, which may help clarify the answer. And of course, our estate planning attorneys are always here to answer any questions you might have, as well as execute your estate in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Paul Sullivan of the New York Times just posted an interesting article on how the new Republican tax bill will affect the way that finances are dealt with during divorce. Variables that will change include alimony taxation, prenuptial agreements, and business valuation.

It is with great honor that we recognize the attorneys at our firm who have been nominated as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars in Washington for 2018!

 

 

 

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Paul Sullivan’s New York Times article dives into the correlation between wealth and happiness. This is an everlasting debate that can be understood on both side of the spectrum. Read what Sullivan has to say by clicking here!

 

We are pleased to announce that attorney Carla Calogero will be speaking this weekend at the WSBA Real Property Probate and Trust Midyear Conference. This is an all weekend seminar that helps attorneys stay up-to-date in their practice. Carla will be presenting on, “Advising Clients in End of Life Planning.” Curious about what this CLE entails? Check out the WSBA’s website!

Do I need an Attorney to Draft my Will?

  Can you save money by using software to draft a DIY (do-it-yourself) will instead of paying an attorney? Technically, yes, you can draft your own will and save money, now. However, what you save now may cost your family far more in the long run. Although you can save money by drafting your own […]

Can you run a business together after a divorce?

  According to the US Census Bureau, more than 2.3 million businesses in the United States are jointly owned by married partners. And nearly 1 million of those are equally operated by both spouses. If/when these spouses decide to get a divorce, they must decide what to do with their business. Normally, business assets are […]

Local accounting and CPA firm, Bader Martin details how marital status effects your financial and estate planning in the intriguing article available here!

 

We are pleased to announce Attorney Anton Cauthorn just successfully completed his first semester of teaching Estate and Gift Tax at Seattle University School of Law! Anton’s expertise here at Reed Longyear is a mix of Estate Planning, Probate, and Tax Law. With that well-rounded knowledge Anton will continue providing services here to clients at Reed Longyear and will continue helping prepare future students as an adjunct Professor at Seattle University school of law.