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COVID-19 Fallout for Washington State Landlords (Updated April 17, 2020)

Moratorium on COVID-related evictions With Washington State’s ‘stay home, stay safe’ order in place through May 2020, the future for landlords and their tenants is somewhat uncertain. The Federal CARES Act, passed by Congress in late March, included a 120-day suspension on residential evictions. The CARES Act also allowed landlords with federal mortgages to request [..]

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COVID-19 Resources for Businesses

Navigating business operations during COVID-19 can be a challenge, but there are several resources to assist you. Washington State’s response to COVID-19 can be found at  https://coronavirus.wa.gov/. It contains the latest news as well as guidance and links to other resources for handling the impact of COVID-19 on your business. The governor’s office has a [..]

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Updating Your Estate Plan During COVID-19

The COVID-19 epidemic has disrupted many of our lives, in small and large ways, and many are rethinking their estate plan. Limitless Law can help. As the weeks progress, we are facing a future that has undergone a major change from previous expectations. Updating your estate plan or getting started on your first one can [..]

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Debt and Bankruptcy in the Time of Coronavirus

Debt and bankruptcy are unfortunate realities during the time of the coronavirus. It is important to know your legal options. In the response to the coronavirus pandemic, the United States government has passed a sweeping new law to help relieve the financial burden on individuals and small businesses. Among other things, this new law changed [..]

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What You Should Know About Power of Attorney

Limitless Law’s Lead Attorney, Emily Rose Mowrey, recently had the opportunity to speak about Power of Attorney to Elder Service Providers, a local group of professionals working with seniors in Whatcom and Skagit counties. Emily helped clarify some common misconceptions and answer frequently asked questions about POAs. Highlights of her presentation included these Top 10 [..]

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Is your worker an employee or an independent contractor?

One of the most common questions we receive from business owners is “What’s the difference between an independent contractor and an employee?” Categorizing a worker in your business as an employee or an independent contractor is an important decision, impacting minimum wage and overtime laws, employment security, worker’s compensation, and federal taxes, potential liability for [..]

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Washington’s New Equal Pay Act

Washington State has recently updated its Equal Pay and Opportunities Act. This update was passed to promote business transparency and to lessen wage discrimination. Under the equal pay act, as of July 28, 2019, Washington State employers are prohibited from asking potential employees about their wage or salary history during the job application process. This [..]

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What Can My Revocable Living Trust Own?

Revocable living trusts are a popular estate planning option in Washington State. Usually, establishing a revocable living trust means that your estate does not need to go through probate when you pass away. But in order to use a revocable living trust to avoid probate, you need to transfer ownership of your assets from your [..]

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To ADU or Not to ADU?

Accessory dwelling units (or ADU for short) are a hot topic in Whatcom County and throughout Washington State. As the trend of tiny houses, she-sheds, man caves, crafting cottages, and separate home offices has taken off, more and more home owners are utilizing small separate buildings to add to their living space. An ADU is [..]

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We Won GOLD! Best Attorney in the Northwest 2019

THANK YOU! to our clients and friends for voting us Best Attorney in the Northwest again for 2019! I’m proud to say we have placed in Best of the Northwest each year that there has been a voting category for Attorneys. We appreciate your support.

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