A (Not So) “Crummey” Trust

Your young, your a professional, and your beginning to make the kind of money that can not only support your family, but potentially provide them with security for years to come. Not many people want to think about it, but now would be a fantastic time to start developing an estate plan.  The longer you wait to start planning for your estate, the larger the portion of your life's accumulation that will end up going toward taxes, creditors, or other unwanted individuals upon your death.  On the other hand, taking advantage of certain allowances in the law and planning for your estate earlier in...
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This Halloween, Set Up a (Candy) Trust for Your Kids

All of us here at Nowakowski Legal PLLC want to wish you and your family both a fun and safe Halloween weekend.  But what do you do once the kids are home safe from their ghoulish escapades of trick or treating?  Assuming their Halloween is anything like ours was growing up, they likely accumulated a mountain of candy bars, gum balls, and other delicious sugary treats.  Well, we here at Nowakowski Legal PLLC have a suggestion to take the basic tenets of a trust and apply it to your children's newly acquired wealth (i.e. their candy assets). The Following Halloween Themed Trust Example is Part...
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Welcome to Nowakowski Legal PLLC

Nowakowski Legal PLLC is a Seattle based law office offering affordable legal assistance to both young and established business professionals throughout the country. Our law office specializes in helping you, our potential client, in achieving both your personal and professional goals.  Here at Nowakowski Legal PLLC, we have created two main categories of services.  This is designed to help us simplify our offerings to you so we may more easily help you reach your goals, whatever they may be.  Our Business Law Offerings information can be found here and our Personal Law Offerings can be found ...
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