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.

Trusts and Wills and their roles in Estate Planning

When deciding on one’s future, people often become confused about the differences in a trust and a will. During estate planning, it is important to understand these differences and how each one is used. For those who are making future plans in Washington, understanding these can be vital. One of the main differences between trusts… Read More

Estate Planning: Things to Consider

There are several things to consider when deciding who will get what when a person has passed on. While most people focus on the will as the end-all in estate planning, beneficiaries are just as important. Those who are working on an estate plan in Washington should not only consider their will but also who… Read More

Including Digital Assets in Estate Planning

In today’s world, a great deal of business is done online. Most Washington companies are no exception to this fact and offer ways for a customer to go paperless. Many people receive electronic statements in lieu of receipts, have auto payments taken out of their bank accounts, and pay their bills online. This convenience can,… Read More

Estate Planning for a Special Needs Child

While parents are often caught up in the idea that they should treat all of their children equally, this is not always possible when one has a special needs child. In fact, as the name suggests, these children have special needs and often will from the time that they are born until the day that… Read More