We know that end-of-life planning can be a sensitive time. Our attorneys and professionals work cooperatively to provide creative and thorough estate planning solutions. Having provided estate planning services to Pacific Northwest clients for over 70 years, we know the importance of equipping our clients to strategically establish an estate plan that may impact their families and communities for generations. Through fostering open, responsive communication and tailoring a customized plan, we can help you identify who will make crucial financial and healthcare decisions during both incapacity and after death, while also safeguarding your assets and minimizing taxes. Our goal is to build trusted relationships that last for generations.
OUR ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEYS & PROFESSIONALS HAVE A UNIQUE AND DIVERSE SKILLSET TO EFFECTIVELY PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:
Analysis of your personal and financial situation to determine the best approaches for achieving estate planning objectives
Drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, community property agreements, and other estate planning documents
Selection of fiduciaries, including trustees, personal representatives, attorneys-in-fact, and guardians
Complex tax planning and gifting strategies
Business succession planning
Planning to achieve charitable objectives—whether that involves outright gifts to charities or establishing a charitable trust or foundation
Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
Use of limited liability companies or other entities to manage risk
Preparing tax returns, including gift tax returns, estate tax returns, and trust income tax returns
By laying a foundation of trust and providing high quality service, our estate planning attorneys and professionals strive for their clients to flourish, both economically and relationally.