The Reading of the Will, by M. Geoffrey Jones – Part 3

In this segment, Mr. Jones takes up the declarations by fear mongers that absent their usually expensive and often unnecessary services, someone else, usually the court, will decide who gets your property when you die.  "Don't Let the Courts Decide Who Will Receive Your Property" Over the years, I have occasionally noticed an advertisement in the local newspapers inviting people to a "A Free Seminar" on the advantages of a Living Trust as a means for Avoiding Probate. The advertisement preys upon the fears of most lay people of the myth that probate is always a lengthy and expensive process which is to be avoided at all costs. The ad … [Read more...]

Attorneys in Snohomish County

 Experienced- This term means our lawyers have witnessed the broad spectrum of the legal landscape each client brings to the table. Our lawyers advice may touch on other areas of the law the client may not recognize exist.  It also means we often times project likely results based on years of work in and out of courtrooms. With each client a touchstone of care includes the recognition what we do will impact the client and his or her family for years to come.  Because our lawyers are experienced, the quality of care each client receives at Newton Kight LLP is superior in the following fields; Guardianship, Elder Law, Wills and Trusts, Estate … [Read more...]