Local attorney Evelyn Emanuel introduces us to some of the more common options for estate planning – including wills, trusts and small estate affidavits. And Librarian Ross Zimmerman goes through some helpful estate planning resources that you can access right from KCLL.org.
This webinar – featuring guest speakers from the King County Superior Court Clerk’s Ex Parte Department and a Superior Court Commissioner – will introduce you to the process of acquiring guardianship, as well as some important alternatives.
Ex Parte Department Information regarding new laws effective January 1, 2022:
IMPORTANT: New Guardianship Law Effective January 1, 2022
Effective immediately, there are substantial changes to established procedures for processing of Guardianships of Adults, Conservatorships or Adults and Minors, and Other Protective Arrangements in King County Superior Court. Please review this summary of important changesto better understand what this change means for lay guardians, practitioners, and Court Visitors in King County. This document is not an exhaustive list of all policies, issues or possible hearings that can occur. You should consult the law (RCW 11.130) and/or consult an attorney.
With the help from the Superior Court Clerk’s Ex Parte department, the Family Law Facilitator’s Office and a Court Commissioner, this webinar will introduce you to the basic process of getting guardianship of a minor. It will take into account recent legal changes that became effective January 2022.