Mercer Island Trusts Attorneys — 88 found

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  1. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Jennifer L King

    Jennifer King

    "The most satisfying aspect of my estate planning practice is helping people feel less intimidated by what can be a jumble of complex and difficult issues in planning for their future,... more
    Licensed for 18 years - $325/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  2. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Carl Jerome Carlson

    Carl Carlson

    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%... more
    Licensed for 39 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  3. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Barbara Ann Isenhour

    Barbara Isenhour

    Client Review: During our first meeting it became evident that Barbara not only had a good handle on the legal a...
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    Licensed for 42 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  4. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Janet Hedberg Somers

    Janet Somers

    Mercer Island, WA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 26 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  5. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Sean Russell Bleck

    Sean Bleck

    Client Review: We went to many attorneys and none could help us. Sean Bleck immediately saw our problems and so...
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    Licensed for 39 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  6. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Heidi L.G. Orr

    Heidi Orr

    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... more
    Licensed for 20 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  7. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney RoseMary Reed

    RoseMary Reed

    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,... more
    Licensed for 11 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  8. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Harold E Snow Jr

    Harold Snow

    Seattle, WA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 37 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  9. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Nell Elizabeth McCaw

    Nell McCaw

    Seattle, WA Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 20 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  10. Mercer Island Trusts Attorney Johanna M Coolbaugh

    Johanna Coolbaugh

    Focuses practice on estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and high net worth tax planning. Probate and trust administration. Advises individual and... more
    Licensed for 7 years
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

Trusts

A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.