Katti Esp has practiced law in Bellingham since 1996, designing and implementing... more
Katti Esp has practiced law in Bellingham since 1996, designing and implementing individualized estate plans and assisting clients with the probate process. She collaborates with families and individuals and their financial planners to retain the greatest amount of wealth for family, friends, and charities. Katti also helps her clients limit the assets transferred to the government or uninte... view profile
I stay in tune with the needs of Whatcom County citizens by volunteering quarterly... more
I stay in tune with the needs of Whatcom County citizens by volunteering quarterly at the LAW Advocate's Street Law and Eviction Clinic Legal Aid programs. I volunteer for Whatcom Hospice by visiting terminally ill patients and I volunteer as a Mediator at the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center . I currently serve on the boards of the Northwest ... view profile
People come to me in a high state of stress. Often times they have been struggling... more
People come to me in a high state of stress. Often times they have been struggling for years to pay their debts. I take great care in explaining the entire bankruptcy process; from the pre-filing stage to the meeting of creditors. The upfront costs are explained which include attorney fees, filing fees and the counseling course fees. When meeting with a potential new client, my focus is to dete... view profile
A written will lets you decide what happens to your money and property after you die, while a living will lets you decide whether or not you wish to be placed on a medical life support system if you become disabled or incapacitated. Wills attorneys and living wills attorneys know all of the language that must be included in your will documents so that things happen the way you want. Because it's impossible for anyone to explain a will after his or her death, it is very important that the will meets all legal requirements. A wills attorney will ensure it does.