I have been in the private practice of law for over twenty five years, and I love... more
I have been in the private practice of law for over twenty five years, and I love helping people through the legal profession. I pride myself on being approachable and caring in a profession that is too often intimidating to the people who need legal help. For many years I was a partner in a downtown Seattle law firm, where my practice primarily involved handling complex real estate trans... view profile
When I graduated from law school, like many idealistic law students, I wanted to... more
When I graduated from law school, like many idealistic law students, I wanted to make a difference in the lives of the people I served. I moved back to my home state of Washington from California in late 2010 to be with my family, nostalgic for the culture of the northwest. In California and then Washington, I worked in several different law firms in a surprisingly wide aray of practices... view profile
An experienced estate planning and probate attorney, Kristinas practice involves... more
An experienced estate planning and probate attorney, Kristinas practice involves analyzing, preparing, and helping clients implement estate plans. She also counsels clients on charitable giving, prenuptial agreements, estate and gift tax issues, estate and trust administration, and guardianships. She represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in negotiating settlements of trusts and estates, as w... view profile
Mark Roberts counsels and represents individuals and families in both tax and non-... more
Mark Roberts counsels and represents individuals and families in both tax and non-tax aspects of estate planning, with an emphasis on personalized needs and advanced tax planning, including use of sophisticated tax strategies to transfer wealth among family members, preservation of assets through use of long-term trusts, partnerships and companies, facilitation of business succession, and prepa... view profile
We do trust estate LITIGATION--not planning or transactional work. AVVO does not... more
We do trust estate LITIGATION--not planning or transactional work. AVVO does not have a category for TE litigation so it incorrectly appears that we handle transational work. About 40% of our work is trust and estate litigation, and 40% securities/investor litigation.
"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.
Estate Planning Attorneys in cities near Seattle, WA