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What is Probate, Anyway?

Probate is the legal process for handling the affairs of a person after they pass away. While this is understandably an emotionally difficult process for the loved ones of someone who has passed, thankfully the probate process in Washington State is a fairly simple one. Probate involves opening an estate to gather and divide your [..]

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Probate Basics Continued – Letters Testamentary

When you begin the probate process to handle a loved one’s affairs after they pass away, you might hear the term “letters testamentary.”  Letters Testamentary or Letters of Administration is a document issued by the probate court to validate and confirm the personal representative or estate administrator as the person who is legally authorized to [..]

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How to Open a Washington State Probate

To start the probate process, an executor needs to file several different documents. These documents include: a Death Certificate, an Original Will (if there is one), Oath of Executor, Petition for Probate, and a Proposed Order to Open Probate. Some of these documents might be slightly different if your loved one did not have a [..]

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You have a will, now what?

Congratulations, you have an estate plan!  Hopefully, you feel a sense of calm and confidence that only comes with knowing that you have something in place to help your family manage your affairs in case something happens to you. Wills, Powers of Attorney, and Advance Directives (also known as Living Wills or Health Care Directives) [..]

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Communes and Strippers and Cannabis – Oh my!

Limitless Law is here to help, both with your standard and not-so-standard legal questions OK, so it’s true that people hesitate to call an attorney for a number of reasons: They don’t know exactly what kind of attorney to call; they don’t know if a lawyer can actually help with their problem; or they’re afraid [..]

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Best of the Northwest Readers’ Choice Awards

We got Silver in the Best of the Northwest 2017! We are proud to have been named “Silver” winner in the Best Attorney category as part of the Best of the Northwest readers’ choice awards. More than 522,000 total votes were received from readers of Bellingham Alive magazine, which sponsors the awards. This is the [..]

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Do you need to consider filing for bankruptcy?

Have you ever wondered if filing for bankruptcy might be a solution to your seemingly endless financial woes? Bankruptcy can and does happen to really good people who find themselves in a bad situation. Don’t feel guilty or alone if you think you might fall into this category. In fact, since the Great Recession the [..]

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Can Bankruptcy Help With My DUI or Speeding Tickets?

Unfortunately, car accidents often result in more than just a broken tail light or dented bumper. The consequences of a motor vehicle accident, or even racking up too many tickets for speeding or driving with a suspended license, can often be financially devastating. Car accident damage might be covered by insurance (if you even have [..]

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