I have practiced family law primarily since becoming a member of the Washington... more
I have practiced family law primarily since becoming a member of the Washington State Bar in 1992. Prior to law school, I worked in law firms in San Francisco to get a feel for law and confirm that I wanted to become a lawyer. I also volunteered at the San Francisco Bar Association's Legal Clinic for Battered Women from 1986 to 1987. I went to law school in St. Paul, Minnesota, and later tra... view profile
I love to travel anywhere, but my favorite country is China. It is very different... more
I love to travel anywhere, but my favorite country is China. It is very different from Seattle where I grew up. I graduated from Seattle University Law School in 1992 and have been trying to help the little guy ever since. The majority of my cases are in the areas of bankruptcy, real estate, foreclosure defense, personal injury and medical malpractice. I can help with short sales, home loan mod... view profile
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.