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Seattle Estate Planning Lawyers Mary Anne Vance, P.S.
Seattle Probate & Estates Lawyers Mary Anne Vance, P.S.

Speaking Engagements

Mary Anne had these Speaking Engagements Recently:

June 13, 2017: "Probate Boot Camp"
National Business Institute
Crown Plaza, Seattle

May 2, 2017: "Using Retirement and Insurance Assets for Planned Gifts"
Washington Planned Giving Council
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle

December 19, 2017: "Ultimate Guide to Probate"
National Business Institute

December 9, 2016: "Wills and Trusts"
King County Bar Association

Community News

February, 2016:

Mary Anne as Co-Chair celebrating "Kick Off" for 2016 West Seattle & Fauntleroy YMCA Fundraising Campaign, February 3, 2016. (Mary Anne at front left)

November, 2015:

West Seattle Fauntleroy YMCA Board Celebration on raising $3.6 Million for the Capital Campaign. (Mary Anne Vance, front row center)

June, 2015:

The King County Bar Association honors Mary Anne Vance (second from left) for her service on the Board of Trustees.

• Congratulations, Ken!

Our own Ken Taylor is the author of the Estate Planning chapter of the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual for 2016, as published by the King County Bar Association.

"Hot Topics"

» It's Decision Time for Aging Artists (New York Times)

» Do the election results have you confused about taxes? (Bader Martin Advisors)

» Recovery Varies after a Spouse Dies (The New York Times)

» Weighing Future Health Needs for Long Term Care (The Seattle Times)

» Trading Stocks for Bonds poses its own risks (The New York Times)

» 6 Simple steps you can take to protect your loved ones

» Financial and Legal Considerations in Marriage

» Continuing care retirement communities that promise "everthing in one place". (The New York Times)

» Life Insurance Buyer's Guide: What Type, How Much and Who Will Benefit. (The New York Times)

Social Security and Medicare changes are coming with new budget law. (USA Today)

Strengthening Troubled Sibling Bonds to Deal with an Aging Parent.

Smartphone programs can be especially useful for retirees.

Dealing with the dreaded "Bereavement Trip."

The Social Security Maze and Other U.S. Mysteries.

As Cognition Slips, Financial Skills are Often the First to Go.

Social Secuirty at 62? Run the numbers.

Making Sure Retirement Savings Don't Run Out.

Is is time to get serious about retirement planning?

What to do with an inheritance.

Estate Planning Tips to Minimize Federal Income Taxes.

Potential Nursing Care Costs Are a Concern.

The complexities of choosing an end-game for Dementia.

Older Job Seekers Find Ways to Avoid Age Bias -

Growing old Without a Nursing Home.

Adding wealth through home equity isn't as easy as it once was.

Older Women and Challenges of Wealth.

The Critical Documents Needed for Estate Planning.

Picking a nursing home shouldn't be a time for trial and error.

New Research may bring you Peace of Mind as you contemplate your retirement savings.

Run Hard and Put Off Dying.

Families are reluctant to talk about Death and Money.

Real Estate Agents for Older Adults are Part Broker, Part Therapist.

The Childless Plan for Their Fading Days.

Retirement Plans Thrown Into Disarray By a Divorce.

Store your original Will forever with the King County Superior Court Clerk for a $20 fee.

A final gift to loved ones: Tell them what to do if you're dying.-

An Online Generation Redefines Mourning -

Gay couples advised to hire an attorney to protect themselves

Businesses staying competitive with their retirement plans

Opportunities for Retirement Careers

The Town Where Everyone Talks about Death

What's New on your 2013 Personal Tax Form

A Case for Life Panels

Caring for Aging Parents from a Distance

Retiree Start Ups with Youth as Partners

At Leisure or Still at Work?

Choices give new meaning to "Home Sweet Home"

It's a New Land of Taxation for Gay and Married Couples

New Google feature lets users plan for death

'Tis (Almost) the Season for Gift and Estate Planning

Deciding When to Enter a Palliative Care Unit

Assessing the Costs of Caring for an Aging Relative

Understand Better How Investment Managers Charge Fees

Own a Business? New Wash. St. Tax Deduction May Benefit You

Paying a fee for "Unclaimed" Money

IRS Recognizes Same Sex Marriages for Tax Purposes

Loans from the bank of Mom and Dad.

The Catch-22 of dying with dignity.

31 Steps to a Financial Tuneup.

8 Ways the DOMA ruling may impact your finances in a same-sex marriage: An article from the Bader Martin accounting firm.

In Pursuit of Longevity

The Consequences of the new Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

Leaving Behind Your Passwords

Tax consequences of selling a home. is a helpful government website with links to information on Long Term Care Insurance, Social Security Benefits,401(K)Fees and Retirement Planning Strategies.

How long should I save my paperwork?

What women know about personal finance.

Seattle Probate & Estates Lawyers Mary Anne Vance, P.S.

Seattle, WA Estate & Trust Lawyers
The Law Office of Mary Anne Vance
Phone: (206) 682-2333
Fax: (206) 682-2382
901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1640
Seattle, WA 98164

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