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    – Abraham Lincoln

Greater Puget Sound Law Firm

The law firm of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins PLLP, is a general practice firm conveniently located in Issaquah, Washington. We can meet most of your varied legal needs, including the areas of Wills and Trusts, Probate, Divorce and Family Law, Business, Real Estate, Employment and serious Personal Injury.

The attorneys at O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins PLLP live, work and volunteer in our Issaquah and Eastside communities.

Successful Entrepreneurs Sometimes Fail at Estate Planning

Entrepreneurs are some of the most motivated and focused people in Washington. Most also understand that an estate plan is an essential part of their success, as carefully constructed wills and trusts can protect a person’s assets even after death. Unfortunately, estate planning once is not enough — a plan must also be regularly updated…. Read More

Being Rich is not a Prerequisite for Estate Planning

Many Washington residents may still believe that only rich people need to make formal plans for when they pass away. In most cases, that could not be farther from the truth. Nearly every adult could benefit from estate planning. If a Washington resident has children from a prior relationship and is now married, failing to… Read More

Ask Yourself Hard Questions when Estate Planning

Wills are one of the most common documents found in Washington estate plans. While wills are an essential and important aspect of estate planning, many people still fail to address some of the more uncomfortable topics. Instead of avoiding the difficult topics regarding end-of-life care and other unavoidable events, engaging in open dialogue can help… Read More