When we talk about elder financial abuse, we often talk about things like telephone scams, internet scams and the like. These are important for family members to be aware of. The elderly, thanks to their high level of assets and relative inexperience with technology, often get targeted.
There is nothing quite like having neighbors. Unless you are best friends with the people that live immediately around you, it will undoubtedly take time for you to get to know who lives in the homes next door and across the street from you in Seattle. At Riach Gese Jacobs PLLC, we have been actively involved in helping people to solve disputes that have occurred between themselves and their neighbors.
Most people in Washington have some type of debt when they pass away. This means that the responsibility for the payment usually has to go somewhere. However, you would probably not have to pay personally.
One of the things that draws many people to the Pacific Northwest is the proliferation of greenery and trees. This is something people are willing to tolerate rainy Washington State weather for in many cases. However, while having beautiful trees line a neighborhood and back yard is often desired, a tree can quickly become a sore spot between neighbors. Limbs from a tree in one yard may cascade over to an adjacent yard and the roots can travel into a neighbor's yard or even plumbing.