I joined Mullavey, Prout, Grenley & Foe, LLP in May of 2002. My practice emphasizes... more
I joined Mullavey, Prout, Grenley & Foe, LLP in May of 2002. My practice emphasizes all aspects of business transactions, general business and corporation matters, estate planning, and probate. I grew up in New Jersey and received my undergraduate education at Union College, in Schenectady, New York where I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and German in 1997. I received my Juris D... 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
Heidi focuses on all aspects of estate planning, estate and gift taxation, and... more
Heidi focuses on all aspects of estate planning, estate and gift taxation, and estate and trust administration with an emphasis on personal planning for high net worth families and individuals. Heidi's practice also focuses on charitable planned giving for families and individuals and advising tax-exempt organizations with respect to incorporation, board structuring and education, federal and s... view profile
My practice is limited to estate administration and related estate litigation. I... more
My practice is limited to estate administration and related estate litigation. I accept appointments as a professional fiduciary for difficult estates or when the previous fiduciaries have been disqualified during the course of litigation within the estate. I also serve as an expert witness infiduciary litigation.
RoseMary assists individuals and families with all facets of the estate and tax... more
RoseMary assists individuals and families with all facets of the estate and tax planning process, from basic planning to complex trusts, intrafamily gifts and wealth transfers, charitable planned giving and business succession planning. RoseMary also assists families with probate and trust administration. In addition to her trust and estate work, RoseMary advises not-for-profit organization... view profile
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
Liv Wernecke is a shareholder with more than 30 years experience at Betts Patterson... more
Liv Wernecke is a shareholder with more than 30 years experience at Betts Patterson Mines, he heads the Estate Planning and Probate practice area and also is a member of the firm’s Business Transactions Practice Group. Mr. Wernecke’s practice covers estate planning, succession planning for closely held business, real estate and investment entities, compensation and retirement arrangements, pr... view profile
Probate is the legal process used to carry out a person's will after their death; a probate attorney advises you on how to perform the steps in the process. In general, once you have identified and collected the dead person's belongings, including their money, property, and other assets, you pay the person's debts and taxes. Once all debts have been paid, you distribute their money and property according to the language of the will. If there is no will, the laws of the state where the dead person lived control how the property is distributed. A probate attorney helps you plan what happens to your property when you die, as they can probate wills and act as your probate court estate representative. A probate attorney also represents family members and beneficiaries wishing to challenge wills.