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2023 July Webinar Recording

For those unable to join the live webinar, we are pleased to offer a recording of the Reed Longyear Malnati Corwin & Burnett, PLLC presentation on July 13, 2023. Attorneys presented on a variety of topics, that include: Washington’s Estate Tax – what it is and why it is so important, presented by Joshua Reinertson […]

Reed Longyear July 2023 Webinar

Please join the attorneys of Reed Longyear Malnati Corwin & Burnett, PLLC, for a free informational webinar in July 2023! Attorneys will be presenting on a variety of legal topics: Washington’s Estate Tax – what it is and why it is so important, presented by Joshua Reinertson Insurance Coverage for Personal Injury – handling subrogation and overlapping coverage, presented by Gregory […]

NYT: Senior Moving Managers

As individuals age, they may find themselves moving to other housing options for multiple reasons. For example, being closer to family members, downsizing to smaller living spaces, or to receive care. However, the moving process can become more complex if an individual must now decide what to do with a lifetime’s worth of belongings that […]

WSBA 2023 RPPT Midyear Seminar

Attorneys Maria Gaydos and Michael Longyear will be faculty presenters at the upcoming 2023 WSBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Section Midyear Seminar. Their topic “Philanthropy: How and When to Encourage it” will focus on the tangible and intangible benefits of philanthropic giving and what role estate planners play in encouraging philanthropy. The presentation will cover charitable planning considerations […]

WAPG 2023 Virtual Spring Conference

Attorneys Michael Longyear and Gregory Porter presented on May 16, 2023 at the Washington Association of Professional Guardians 2023 Virtual Spring Conference. In their presentation “Directing Traffic: The Legal Intersections of Guardianship and Conservator Law”, the attorneys examined the general rules when guardianship/conservatorship cases involve a family law case, a marital separation or tracing community property; a […]

NYT: How Prenups Can Protect You

Prenuptial Agreements are often thought of as protecting a vast amount of wealth and not needed when assets are limited. The New York Times’s recent article “How Prenups Can Protect You in Case of a Divorce – The New York Times (” reveals that prenuptial agreements are a wonderful tool for anyone. Even when few […]

NYTimes: When Friends Are Your Primary Concern in Making a Will

With blended families and more people opting not to have children, some people may have a concern of who to leave one’s estate to or who will manage their estate after their passing. For many people, friends that take on similar responsibilities and duties to family members, are becoming an increasing option to leave assets […]

2023 Personal Estate Planning for the 99% Program

The King County Bar Association annual Estate Planning for the 99% program will be held on Friday April 28th, 2023. This year’s program will be hybrid, held both online and at the KCBA office from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. A number of Reed Longyear attorneys will be participating in this year’s program. Attorney Michael Longyear will be the […]

Revisiting the Secure Act

The “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” Act—more commonly known as the “SECURE Act”—was signed into law on December 20, 2019 and brought enormous changes to the treatment many qualified retirement accounts, such as IRAs and 401(k) accounts. In 2022, additional regulations proposed by the Treasury Department, along with a recent Congressional update known […]