Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts
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Our mission is to provide superior trusts and estates services through a coordinated approach with knowledge and implementation tailored to your unique needs.
The Gordon Thomas Honeywell Trusts & Estates Group is a team of attorneys and paralegals who help individuals and families throughout the Puget Sound area in their estate planning. Our group includes a member of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, a Certified Elder Law Attorney, and two former CPAs. We provide personal attention to our clients to create a plan that fits unique circumstances. Our priority is to build long-term relationships with our clients and help guide families and individuals through a variety of difficult issues, while protecting your assets for the future. We work closely with seniors and families after a death of a loved one. Tax laws are complex and often change – we stay current on their potential impact on our clients.
Our Trusts & Estates Group strives to provide service with excellence. Our group is honored to be listed as a “First-Tier Ranking in Trusts & Estates Law” by Best Lawyers in America. We have also been named in “Washington Super Lawyers” and “Best Lawyers,” and received AV Preeminent ratings by Martindale Hubbell.
We would welcome you as a client and look forward to working with you.
Please access the links below for additional information. Click here to request a copy of our estate planning questionnaire.
I need a will or living trust.
My relationship status is changing.
- I'm getting married.
- I'm getting divorced.
- I'm in a domestic partnership/civil union.
- I'm unmarried but live with a partner.
A loved one has died.
- I need help administering the estate.
- I have questions about the way the estate is being administered.
I have a special needs family member.
- I need help setting up a guardianship for a disabled or incapacitated loved one.
- My loved one is disabled or a minor and I need help setting up a special needs trust or settlement trust.
I want to make a gift.
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