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The administration of an estate involves several complicated areas of law. The unique blend of diverse skill sets and years of experience in serving clients throughout the Pacific Northwest has equipped our attorneys and professionals to handle the administration of a person with professionalism and the utmost care. We provide thorough, responsive, and strategic service to assist you—whether you are a beneficiary, personal representative, trustee, surviving spouse, or other family member. Our skilled attorneys and CPAs provide the assistance you need to ensure that the administration of an estate or trust is properly conducted.

WE AIM TO PRESERVE, PROTECT, AND PASS ASSETS TO THE NEXT GENERATION IN A MANNER THAT IS MOST BENEFICIAL AND DESIRABLE TO YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES. OUR PROBATE AND TRUST SERVICES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Estate and trust administration, including taxable estates and those of a missing person

  • Representation of fiduciaries, including attorneys-in-fact, personal representatives, trustees, and guardians

  • Representation of estate and trust beneficiaries

  • Transfers of assets, including business interests and real estate

  • Use of partnerships and limited liability companies to manage risk, maximize management of business and real estate assets, and minimize tax liabilities

  • Preparation of necessary income and state tax returns for a decedent, the decedent’s estate, and any applicable trusts

  • Preparation of necessary estate tax returns

  • Funding of trusts

  • Non-probate notice to creditors

  • Guardianships of the person and of the estate (conservatorship)

  • Will contests

  • Negotiating nonjudicial settlement agreements

  • Will and trust interpretations