Estate Planning Practice Areas
SERVING CLIENTS IN KIRKLAND AND THE SURROUNDING AREA
Comprehensive estate planning covers nearly every aspect of life. It begins with protecting yourself and your personal dignity, and extends to protecting your loved ones and your hard-earned assets.
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FUNDAMENTAL ESTATE PLANNING
We all must tackle tough decisions concerning personal maintenance and care; estate management in the event of disability; and the preservation, management and distribution of your estate upon your death. When considering their options for estate planning, people often seek the assistance of a qualified attorney.
Learn more about the Estate Planning process.
Gregorek and Associates, PLLC is committed to protecting our seniors and assisting with the issues that affect the fast-growing aging population.
Learn more about planning for Long-Term Care.
MEDICAID CRISIS PLANNING
hange is life’s only constant. Sometimes these changes strike without warning. If you or a loved one has experienced a sudden illness or serious accident, you understand how abruptly everything can change. Are you or a loved one suddenly in need of nursing home care?
Learn more about Medicaid Crisis Planning.
PROBATE & TRUST SETTLEMENT
Probate is the legal process through which a decedent’s estate is passed on to his or her beneficiaries. If a will exists, the probate court confirms that the will is valid and hears any objections. After the decedent’s creditors are paid, the estate is distributed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the will.
Learn more about Probate and Estate & Trust Administration.
GUARDIANSHIP & SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING
Special Needs Estate Planning focuses on providing for the special needs of our loved ones with disabilities when we are no longer there to organize and advocate on their behalf. Parents of children with special needs must make careful estate planning choices to coordinate all of the legal, financial, and special care needs of their children – both now and in the future.
Learn more about Washington Special Needs.
FAMILY LAW & DIVORCE
Family law encompasses the rights and duties among married couples or domestic partners, husbands and wives, mothers and fathers and children. Many areas of family law invoke significant emotional distress and financial uncertainty. It is important for individuals to work with attorneys who are sensitive to the emotional nature of the representation and will assist each client to work through those difficulties.
Learn more about Family Law & Divorce Services.
A solid legal structure is the foundation of a successful business. Articulating the details of your business relationships with contracts—for partners, shareholders, or outside vendors—is critical to the success of any business venture, no matter the size.
Find out how we can help you preserve your family business.
The buying or selling of real estate involves a large financial investment combined with substantial risks and complex legal issues. In concert with your real estate and escrow agents, it is important to have legal representation for the review and negotiation of your real estate contracts.
Learn more about Real Estate.
Smart accounting practices are the cornerstone to successful money management. No matter if you are an individual, the head of a household or a business owner, the value of quality financial planning advice cannot be understated. It can yield more money in your pocket, bank account, investments or business.
Learn more about Tax Services.
The feeling that one receives when giving to others is a special gift of its own. With careful consideration for how you decide to donate money to various charities, you can facilitate many positive effects, not only for your philosophy and values, but for your finances as well.
Learn more about Charitable Giving Strategies.
A fiduciary is someone who acts for and on behalf of another in a particular matter. A fiduciary duty is the highest standard of care at either equity or law. Fiduciaries are expected to be extremely loyal to the person to whom he or she owes the duty, the “principal.” The fiduciary must not put his or her personal interests before the duty to the principal, and must not profit from the position as fiduciary, unless the principal consents.
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Litigation is the process of taking a case to court. This legal process is most common in civil lawsuits. In litigation, there is a plaintiff (one who brings the charge claim) and a defendant (one against whom the charge claim is brought).
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PRIVATE CLIENT / PRIVATE ADVISOR
Comprehensive estate, asset protection and business planning use state-of-the-art concepts and individual counseling to accomplish differing goals under one plan. We have developed and utilized a system to accomplish this type of planning, which we call the Wealth Plan System™.
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If you ever listen to talk radio on Saturday or Sunday mornings, then you might hear a financial expert taking calls and giving advice on investing and asset protection. While this expert is obviously trying to attract some new, wealthy clients, the general principles he or she extols should work whether one is wealthy or middle class.
Learn more about Asset Protection.