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Property Rights in Washington – Do I need a Landscaper or a Lawyer?

The maxim that "a man's home is his castle" has deep roots in the Anglo-American legal tradition. The home's privileged legal status is traditionally derived from the sanctity of private property, and applied to a person in his own home. Many considered...
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Discrimination Law in Washington – At will to Discriminate?

Generally speaking, the State of Washington is an at-will employment state. In the most basic form, at will employment means either the employer or employee can terminate the employment relationship for any reason, without many repercussions. However,...
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Do I need a Will or a Trust(Revocable Living Trust)?

This is one of the most common questions asked by my clients who are planning their estate. The answer is “yes.” You do need one or the other(unless you want the State of Washington to dictate what happens with your property). A properly planned...
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