Category: Estate Planning

While thinking about end-of-life issues can bring up a variety of feelings and anxieties, at Limitless Law PLLC, we prefer to think of estate planning as helping clients to take care of their families and property in the future through proper planning.

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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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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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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3 Things to Ask an Attorney About Medicaid

A good estate plan considers not only what would happen if you die but also how to protect your assets during your life. It can be confusing to figure out how to protect your savings as you prepare for the possibility of needing long-term care later in life. Here are three key things to ask [..]

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Funeral Rites (and Rights) – Do You Know Yours?

Have you considered your wishes for funeral – and made them known in your will? The death of a loved one is a difficult time that often requires those who are burdened by grief to make some big decisions. Making sure you have a solid estate plan in place means being able to provide your [..]

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When to Trust?

In order to determine whether you need to utilize a trust as part of your estate plan, your attorney will also need some of the following information. While a trust is a common tool in other states, Washington probate is fairly straightforward and so a trust is usually not necessary unless some of the following [..]

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What is a Codicil?

A large part of the care and feeding of your estate plan is making sure that your will still reflects your desires for when you pass. If something changes that causes you to need to amend your will, you have two options. Your first option is you can make a completely new will. This would [..]

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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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Choosing Your Personal Representative

A Personal Representative can be any individual who is sane, above the age of 18, and who is not a felon and has never been convicted of any crime “involving moral turpitude”. Crimes involving moral turpitude are crimes such as fraud and perjury, crimes that inherently involve lying and dishonesty. A Personal Representative can also [..]

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Your Digital Footprint and Your Estate Plan

In the age of computers, email, social media, and online banking not many of us are only keeping paper statements and records of passwords. Intellectual property rights to things like websites, online assets like bitcoin, and even are social media are part of your ‘Digital Assets’. If done correctly, your estate plan can help your [..]

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