16 12, 2014

Construction Contracts

The Importance of Notice Provisions in Construction Contracts Construction projects require many different kinds of contracts1, which set out requirements for many different parties involved, including the landowner, the builder, and any contractors. Too many people simply sign contracts while overlooking important provisions, and construction contracts are no different. Today we are examining one very […]

11 12, 2014

Business Contracts

Common Types of Business Contracts Legal contracts are an integral part of business, and almost every single business owner will generally have to enter into some type contract at some point. A contract is defined as a legally binding agreement between at least two parties, which will set out the requirements of each party to […]

9 12, 2014

When Should I Review my Will?

Too many people draft their last will and testament1 and then simply forget about it or do not revisit the matter for decades. Little do they know that if they pass away suddenly, an out-of-date will can cause numerous issues for surviving family members. Many things may change over time and require changes to a […]

4 12, 2014

Stay off Social Media during your Divorce

These days, almost everyone has a social media presence. Whether you use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, or any other similar site, the information that you post can often be seen by a large number of people. If you are going through a divorce, you should always be extremely careful about anything you post on any […]

2 12, 2014

Should I Participate in the Foreclosure Mediation Program?

A few years ago, the Washington legislature passed the Foreclosure Fairness Act that, in turn, created the state foreclosure mediation program. This program provides certain options for homeowners who are facing the threat of an impending foreclosure and gives them a chance to try to keep their home. Though the law does allow these new […]

1 07, 2014

Foreclosure and Tax: What are the pitfalls?

A question recently arose when dealing with a client facing the loss of a distressed property: “how am I taxed if I should allow the property to go through the foreclosure process? Am I taxed on the balance of the loan that is not collected as a result of the foreclosure.” The short answer is […]

07, 2014

Real Estate Attorney: What They Do

Real estate litigation and transactions can be complex. From purchases to inspections to appraisals, you need legal assistance to review all the fine print and verify that everything is in order. While you may be tempted to save a buck with non-legal services, remember that only attorneys and lawyers belong to a regulated industry with […]

27 01, 2014

Construction Site Accident Claims Against 3rd Parties

Construction sites are inherently dangerous places. At any given time, the average construction site may have hundreds of people around significant hazards, including open heights, heavy machinery, unfinshed buildings, and dangerous chemicals. As a result, thousands of people are injured in construction site accidents each year, sometimes seriously. Construction workers who are injured in on-the-job […]

21 01, 2014

When Do Home Buyers Need a Real Estate Attorney?

A home is an important investment – not only financially, but also emotionally. Choosing the right place for your family to spend years (or even decades) of your lives can be a stressful process. It can also be a complicated endeavor that you shouldn’t venture into without the advice of a professional. You must consider […]

16 10, 2013

How to Find A Great Attorney in Seattle

Choosing the right attorney is a very important decision. Whether you are seeking representation for your business, need assistance in drafting a will, or want to resolve a real estate dispute with a neighbor, the right attorney will put your mind at ease. At Dickson Frohlich, our decades of combined experience serving Seattle’s business, probate, […]