Monthly Archives: February 2011

Streamlining Step-Child Adoption

By Lieutenant Leigha Fassett, JAGC, USN The process of adopting your stepchild can seem like too daunting of a task to navigate, but courts in Washington are making it easier. This is especially true if you live in Snohomish County. … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Basics

LT Adrianne Mittelstaedt, JAGC USN If you’re considering bankruptcy because of financial hardship, do your homework first and seek legal advice. Bankruptcy is a legal procedure that can offer a fresh start for people who can’t satisfy their debts. Individuals … Continue reading

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Married Taxpayers May Need Power of Attorney

Married taxpayers can choose between filing a joint tax return or a separate tax return. The Married Filing Jointly (MFJ) filing status provides more tax benefits than filing separate returns, but taxpayers will need to weigh the pros and cons … Continue reading

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