News from the Desk: July 2016

By July 26, 2016 March 4th, 2020 No Comments

Happy Seattle summer! This time of year always brings out the best of the Northwest. We hope you are able to take some time to enjoy the season!

I recently updated an article I have had in the Seattle U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Resource Guide for many years, entitled Selecting the Right Legal Structure for Your Company. The SBA Resource Guide provides a wonderful resource for new entrepreneurs, and my article is designed to provide useful information to new business owners. I have enjoyed a fantastic working relationship with the SBA for many years, and truly believe that their classes and resources significantly benefit entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Meanwhile, Sherry recently spent time editing a chapter of the forthcoming Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust/Administration in Washington Deskbook published by the Washington State Bar Association. The Deskbooks are a series of reference books for legal practitioners in Washington. Sherry edited a chapter on “Types of Administration”, which provides an overview of types of estate administration in Washington. She is honored to have been invited to contribute to this volume as an editor, and looks forward to the publication to the final product!

As always, I would love to hear your questions and comments. If you have any questions about our law firm and the work we do, please contact me or visit our website.

Recent Updates from Our Blog

il cantiere on FlickrNo Will? Part VIII: How Does My Family Fit into the Mix?

Do you have a brother you haven’t spoken to in 20 years? Without a Will, he might get a portion of your estate even though you would certainly not want that to happen. Read Stacey’s eighth blog post in the series to find out more about probate, and how your assets may be distributed in ways you may not anticipate if you lack a proper estate plan.

Nick Page on Flickr2016 LLC Act Update Part IV: What Brexit Can Teach Businesses About Dissenters’ Rights

In Sherry’s fourth post in her Washington LLC Act series, she notes that studying how Brexit happened can teach business owners about the importance of dissenters’ rights within a limited liability company.

Mark Moz on FlickrWhat’s New: Recent Changes to Washington’s Power of Attorney Act

The Washington legislature recently passed the Power of Attorney Act, which will change many aspects of how Powers of Attorney are governed in our state in 2017. Do your powers of attorney need to be updated? Read more about these recent legislative changes in Sherry’s most recent post.

Photo credits: il cantiereNick Page, and Mark Moz on Flickr

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