John S. Palmer’s Guides

John S. Palmer

Bellevue Estate Planning Attorney.

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  1. Prenuptial Agreements in Washington State

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    A guide to Prenuptial Agreements in the State of Washington

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  2. How to Manage Someone's Affairs under a Power of Attorney

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    Activating the Durable Power of Attorney Often the Durable Power of Attorney will state that the Agent may only act if the Principal is disabled or incapacitated. It is important to read the Durable

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  3. Special Needs Trusts

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK

    A Guide to Special Needs Trusts

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  4. Cohabitation Agreements

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    A Guide to Cohabitation Agreements

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  5. How to Establish a Guardianship

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    Introduction A Power of Attorney is generally preferable to a Guardianship because it is less expensive & affords more privacy. In fact, a Guardianship will not be imposed on someone if the court fin

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  6. Trusts used for Tax Planning purposes

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    Tax Threshold Estate taxes for both the United States government and the State of Washington apply to taxable estates with a value that exceeds a certain threshold amount. For federal estate taxes, t

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  7. Probate and Estate Administration

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    A Guide to Probate and Estate Administration

  8. Revocable Living Trusts

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    Benefits of a Revocable Living Trust Revocable Living Trusts can negate the need for your estate to go through a formal probate proceeding after your death; in Washington State probate costs are fair

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  9. Power of Attorney

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    A Guide to Powers of Attorney

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  10. An Estate Planning Overview

    Written by attorney John Palmer, over 5 years ago.

    A Guide to Estate Planning in the State of Washington

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