• 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 whether you need to bring in a real estate attorney or if the services of a real estate agent are sufficient for your circumstances. And if you do need an attorney, at what point in the process should you bring them in? Realtor.com recommends that you employ a real estate attorney if you are buying a home out of town, if you are purchasing a short sale or foreclosed property, if the property is part of an estate sale, if it may ha

  • 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 Phillips Burgess, our decades of combined experience serving Seattle’s business, probate, real estate and construction law needs make us the perfect fit for Seattleites in search of the best possible representation. Qualities to look for in a great attorney: Experience The most important aspect of a great attorney is experience. Knowing not just the intricacies of the law, but also the ins and outs of the local court system and the best methods for negotiating a great settleme