Seattle & Tacoma Estate Planning Attorneys
Helping with a wide range of estate planning needs
Estate planning is an important process for everyone and, depending on your individual situation and your wishes, estate planning may be relatively simple or extremely complicated. However, no matter what the state of your affairs may be, you always want to ensure you have a thorough and effective estate plan in place that covers all necessary bases after you pass away.
At the Dickson Frohlich, our skilled attorneys provide comprehensive estate planning services for clients with a wide variety of needs.
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ESTATE PLAN IN PLACE, CALL (206) 621-1110 OR (253) 572-1000 TO SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION.
Why do I need an estate plan?
Many people mistakenly believe that estate planning is only necessary for wealthy individuals with large houses and pricey possessions. The truth is, however, that anyone with any amount of property should have an estate plan to protect their families. If you pass away without an estate plan, the disposal of your real and personal property and debts will be left solely to the discretion of the Washington Probate Courts in accordance with the state intestacy laws1. Probate is often an expensive and lengthy process for your children, parents, or other surviving family members.
Having an estate plan—no matter how simple—can help them avoid time spent in court and costly court fees.
What does estate planning entail?
Many different legal devices are available in estate planning, and the type of plan that is right for you will depend on the nature and size of your estate, as well as the identities of your intended beneficiaries. Some of the estate planning tools with which we can assist you include the following:
- Tax planning
- Living wills
- Conservatorships or guardianships
- Power of attorney
- Health care directives
These are only some of the legal devices we can use to establish the right comprehensive estate plan for you that fully protects your surviving family members in accordance with your wishes.
Contact an estate planning attorney in Seattle or Tacoma today
If you live in the Seattle or Tacoma area and do not have a proper estate plan, you should take action to protect your loved ones and your property.
CALL THE DICKSON LAW GROUP FOR ASSISTANCE NOW AT (206) 621-1110 OR (253) 572-1000.