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Recent Washington Legislative Update concerning Estate Planning and Probate – Part 4

Washington State Estate Planning, Probate, & Guardianship Law Lawyer Emily Tyson-Shu | 5/28/2024
As we are entering into June 2024, a number of new laws enacted this year will soon become effective, including SHB 2347 concerning adult family home information on the Department of Social and Health Services website. This bill was signed by the Governor on March 25, 2024, and will become effective on June 6, 2024.… Read More

Safeguarding Your Business: Unfair Competition and Tortious Interference

Washington State Litigation Lawyer Dexter N. Bradford | 4/9/2024
Introduction In today’s competitive business environment, allegations of unfair competition and tortious interference are not uncommon. This post will provide an overview of these legal concepts and offer strategies to shield your business from such claims. Unfair Competition: An Overview Unfair competition encompasses several types of business conduct that can harm another business or mislead… Read More

The Escalator Principle: Military Employee Rights When Returning from Leave

Washington State Litigation Lawyer Dexter N. Bradford | 3/27/2024
Introduction The escalator principle is a concept that applies to the employment and reemployment rights of uniformed service members who take a leave of absence from their civilian jobs to perform military duty. The principle is based on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), a federal law that protects service members from… Read More