I focus my practice in the areas of estate planning, probates and estates, general... more
I focus my practice in the areas of estate planning, probates and estates, general business planning, civil litigation, and real property. My legal experience and interests cover a broad range of matters, including trust and estate planing, probate and trust administration, litigation, guardianship matters, real property matters including homeowner association disputes, purchase and sale ag... view profile
When the deck is stacked against you, I'm the Ace up your sleeve. As a former... more
When the deck is stacked against you, I'm the Ace up your sleeve. As a former prosecutor, I have unparalleled perspective on what it takes to not only prosecute cases but vehemently defend them on a level beyond my years. It is my honest goal to make each client feel that they are taken care of in a way that few attorneys are able to provide. I sincerely understand how overwhelming, confusin... view profile
Dale has been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell since 1985. This is the highest rating... more
Dale has been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell since 1985. This is the highest rating given to practicing lawyers by their peers. He has tried hundreds of cases in state and federal courts in Washington state and also represented clients in California, New York, Ohio and Missouri. Some of his cases have been national class actions and others have received significant media coverage, such as the D... 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.