The Reading of the Will: Discarding the Myths of Probate. By: M. Geoffrey G. Jones

Our Managing Partner, Geoff Jones, has taken the time to write about our practice and the myths associated with the topic of what happens to families when a loved one dies. We historically hear a universal declaration by our clients they wish to "avoid probate" yet as Geoff explains, this fear is largely a product of fiction.  In this several part series, he explores the reality of the practice, and lends comfort to the reader we have the family's interest at heart.  Part 1 : Introduction, Jarndyce v.Jarndyce. In his novel, Bleak House, Charles Dickens uses as a central plot device a probate case in the Chancery Court of Victorian … [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...]