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Why should you consider avoiding probate in Washington state? Probate can be a time-consuming and costly legal process where the court oversees the distribution of a deceased person’s assets. When someone passes away, their estate, including property and finances, may go into probate if not properly planned. This process can often lead to delays in […]

If you’re in the middle of buying or selling a home or business property, wading through a sizable and rapidly expanding mess of financial costs, and facing the question of whether you might need legal help, you may well be asking yourself, “What does a real estate attorney do?” Real estate litigation and transactions are […]

What Is Seller Take-Back Financing?

The real estate market is on fire, and banks are writing more mortgages than ever. For some, however, bank-led financing is not an option, due to an inability to qualify for a mortgage. Fortunately, transactions with banks are not the only way that property deals happen. Seller take-back financing is also used. But what is […]

What Is the Washington State Probate Process?

The probate process can be exceedingly difficult for families. Often, families are thrusted into dealing with both the legal and financial complexities of probate – right after losing someone they love. The attorneys at Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess serve to help families during the arduous and emotional probate process to lessen their burden and provide […]

The Role of a Will in Probate

If someone close to you is terminally ill or has recently passed away, or if you’re trying to make arrangements regarding your own affairs after you die, you may be trying to grasp the significance of the process known as “probate.” Probate governs the distribution of a deceased person’s assets in many situations; the role […]

Seattle & Tacoma Prenuptial Agreement

Every newly married couple imagines growing old together in happiness. Sadly, though, this doesn’t always pan out. Even though you may not feel like broaching the subject of potential marital separation with your significant other, it might be important for you to consider protecting your assets, depending on your situation. Though it might sound a […]