Relevant and Concise Estate Planning Blogs

What Happens When You Die Without a Will

Wealthy, high profile people neglect estate planning more often than you might expect. Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman passed away without a will in 2020, though Boseman had been fighting cancer for four years. While estate planning failures aren’t the norm among celebrities, they’re neither new nor rare. Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Prince and Bob Marley all died without wills. Phillip Seymour Hoffman famously Read More

Choosing a Trustee in Washington State

Depending on the nature of the trust, choosing a trustee may be a bit different from choosing a personal representative or selecting a healthcare agent. The personal representative’s role is short-term, and largely consists of wrapping up a specific list of tasks that must be completed in order to settle an estate. A healthcare agent is responsible for making specific decisions about your healthcare when you are Read More