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Community Spotlight – Kiwanis Club of Edmonds

the Lawyers at Beresford Booth | 4/7/2023
Beresford Booth would like to recognize the great community work of the Kiwanis Club of Edmonds.  Since 1978, they continue to find ways to support young children and adolescent programs in our community.  The Kiwanis Club supports Washington Kids in Transition, Bridge Receiving Center, Dawson Place, Clothes for Kids, Dale Turner Family YMCA, Children’s Hospital,… Read More

Biden’s Vaccination Plan, And What Employers Should Expect

The Lawyers at Beresford Booth | 9/15/2021
UPDATE: On October 12, 2021, OSHA provided President Biden with a draft of the emergency temporary standard that is referenced below.  It is expected that the White House will review this standard shortly, and if approved, it will be published to the Federal Register.  Washington has its own OSHA-approved occupational safety and health plan administered… Read More

Washington Grandparents’ Rights In 2021 – New Law, Very Different Rules

The Lawyers at Beresford Booth | 4/27/2021
Washington courts have long recognized that maintaining a relationship with grandparents is generally in the best interest of the children.  If grandparents can make a case that they have been (and will continue to be) critical to the healthy and happy development of the grandchild, they have a good chance of successfully petitioning for some… Read More

Live-In Romance And Cohabitation Agreements. Plan Now, Worry Never.

The Lawyers at Beresford Booth | 3/23/2021
There are many personal reasons why people may wish to be in a live-in romantic situation without being married. But if you think you are avoiding the legal and property complications of marriage…  think again. Even though “common law marriage” is not a thing in Washington, there may be surprise shifts in money between you… Read More

When She Says You Are The One – Challenging Paternity In Marriage

The Lawyers at Beresford Booth | 11/19/2020
When two people love each other very much…. Or at least enough…. A baby can be the result. One or both of those loved-enough adults may be married at the time, although not necessarily to each other. These circumstances sometimes result in one spouse in a marriage contesting the parentage of a child born by… Read More