Jamie founded Phinney Estate Law in 2007 as a way of addressing a need she saw in... more
Jamie founded Phinney Estate Law in 2007 as a way of addressing a need she saw in the community for affordable, values-based estate planning and as a way to develop a legal practice that was consistent with her own values and legal philosophy. Before founding Phinney Estate Law Jamie worked as a litigation associate at Cozen OConnor, as an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice, an... view profile
My 34-year old law practice emphasizes complex probates, trusts and guardianships,... more
My 34-year old law practice emphasizes complex probates, trusts and guardianships, estate planning and business transactions. My probate, trust and guardianship practice has included the representation of hundreds of parties in probates, trusts and guardianships and mediation and litigation related thereto. I am a frequent speaker on these subjects to members of the Washington State Bar and the... view profile
When a person is too young to make decisions or is incapacitated and can no longer care for their own interests, guardian law allows the court to appoint someone to make legal and welfare decisions for them. A legal guardian may be appointed as a limited decision-maker or an all-purpose decision-maker. For example, children whose parents are divorcing often have limited legal guardians help decide custody issues. Nursing home residents may need a general legal guardian to make all their welfare decisions for them. Guardianship lawyers advise you about the appropriate legal guardianship for your particular circumstances. They also help with guardianship forms and other legal paperwork, and represent the guardian once one is appointed.
Guardianship Law Attorneys in cities near Seattle, WA