The necessity of clearing snow from driveways and sidewalks can pose problems for Washington homeowners. Once removed, the snow has to go somewhere, but neighbors must be careful not to allow the excess to wind up on adjoining properties. It can be a contentious...
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Month: February 2019
What you should know before challenging a will
At , in Seattle, Washington, we represent numerous clients involved in various forms of estate litigation. Consequently, we know that one of the most distressful situations that can arise is a will challenge that can tear a family apart....
4 reasons a will could be invalid
Drafting and filing a will is not always enough. What if that will isn't valid? What if it doesn't hold up in court? These cases lead to a lot of estate disputes and the process of sorting everything out -- what happens to the estate if the will is invalid? -- can...
Who gets what if you die without a will?
You might believe that by avoiding stipulating who receives your assets when you die, you instead leave the decision to your heirs. This saves you from being blamed for favoring certain heirs over others. Unfortunately, the administration of the estates of those who...
Violent neighbor dispute results in $500,000 award
Many people in Washington State have lived near a neighbor that may not have been their favorite for whatever reason at least once in their lives. Fortunately, people often find ways of dealing with difficult neighbors or accepting different opinions and styles...