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July 2018 Archives

Are prenuptial agreements enforceable in Washington?

Prenuptial agreements have become more frequent in the last twenty years, and many engaged couples wonder if such agreements are enforceable in Washington and if they should sign one. The answer to both questions is "It depends." Premarital agreements are enforceable if they meet certain standards laid down by the state's appellate courts, and the advisability of entering into such an agreement depends upon the financial circumstances of the marrying couple.

Preventable errors may causes problems with your estate plan

Washington readers understand the importance of having a strong estate plan in place. With a complete estate plan, you can care for your loved ones and have peace of mind regarding the future. However, a few simple mistakes can actually derail your plans for the future and cause complications for beneficiaries.

Wrong-way driver hits four cars and kills one person

People who have been convicted of drunk driving seem to have difficulty in controlling the behavior that got them in trouble. A recent head-on collision on I-5 in Shohomish County involved an allegedly intoxicated driver who, according to police, had a long history of prior alcohol-related violations.

What is a 341 meeting in a bankruptcy proceeding?

Chapters 7 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code have many differences, but one similarity is the compulsory meeting of the debtor and his or her creditors. The meeting is required by Sec. 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, and hence, such meetings are known as 341 meetings. Because the meetings are compulsory, an understanding of their procedure and significance can help a debtor navigate the bankruptcy process.

Driver faces DUI charge after hitting another car and restaurant

Closed circuit television cameras have become so commonplace in modern commerce that their presence is often overlooked unless their lenses may have captured an accident or crime. In a recent two-vehicle accident in Woodland, Washington, surveillance cameras captured almost every second of the incident. This resulted in police issuing drunk driving charges against one man.

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