GarrettLawWA
Geoffrey Garrett
Attorney
About me
Geoffrey H. Garrett purchased assets of the law practice of Stanley R. Byrd in 2008. For more than twenty-seven years previously, he pursued two challenging careers simultaneously, as an attorney in an active sole practice and a senior pilot for a major airline, where he achieved the rank of B-747 captain in the international operation. He was honored as his airline’s 2005 Captain of the Year in Seattle. He has been a frequent speaker on the subject of reorganizing troubled airlines, has written significant papers about airline code sharing and fleet restructuring in bankruptcy, and is the co-author with Stanley R. Byrd of Estate Planning Basics in Washington.
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Docs: 82
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Profile Visits: 157
Professional Information:
company: Byrd Garrett PLLC
Address:
city: Seattle
country: United States






Who Will Watch Over My Pet After I'm Gone_ 3 Questions About Pet Trusts
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 5/4/2012  | Views: 4

Who Will Watch Over My Pet After I'm Gone? 3 Questions About Pet Trusts Question 1: What can a pet trust do for my pet? A pet... ...  more>>

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Funeral Planning Without The Funeral – 3 New Options
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/9/2012  | Views: 13

Once you've begun the estate planning process and start looking towards practical concerns such as funeral planning, you may want to consider some... ...  more>>

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Common Questions About Wills
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 33

Do I Need a Will – The short answer to that question is yes; everyone should have a will. Although all states have laws that dictate who the people... ...  more>>

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Medical Care Vs. End-of-Life Care
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 32

There was a 60 Minutes segment that aired in '09 that was entitled "The Cost Of Dying," and this report was very relevant to anyone who is wondering... ...  more>>

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How a Trustee Should Communicate
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 12

The Successor Trustee of a Revocable Living Trust is the lifeline between the affairs of a decedent’s estate and the beneficiaries. more>>

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How to Deal With Elder Abuse
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 10

Do you know what to do if you suspect elder abuse? First you must understand what elder abuse is and how to spot it. more>>

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Understanding No Contest Clauses
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 11

If you have a Last Will and Testament, Revocable Living Trust or an Irrevocable Trust, you have the option to include a No Contest Clause in your... ...  more>>

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How to Lower Estate Taxes
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 12

Federal estate taxes are taxes that will be owed upon your estate after you pass away. Your estate will owe taxes if your assets are worth more than... ...  more>>

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Is Taking Retirement Funds Early Safe?
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 12

During this time of economic woes, more people are turning to their retirement accounts for extra funds. more>>

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Should You Include Your Business in Your Estate Plan?
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 3

When you start a business, you should not only consider how your business will thrive; you should also think about what will happen to it when you... ...  more>>

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Trusts: Revocable and Irrevocable
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 23

Trusts, both revocable and irrevocable, offer a variety of options that allow you to tailor your estate plan to your specific needs and desires. ...  more>>

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Picking Estate Fiduciaries
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 8

A fiduciary is someone who monitors assets for you, with your best interests in mind. This may be a financial institution, a property management... ...  more>>

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How to Leave an Inheritance for Your Minor Children
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 7

Since you do not know what age your children will be when you pass away, it is best to plan their inheritance as if they have not reached adulthood... ...  more>>

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How a Will Can Protect Your Blended Family
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 9

The standard image of a family as a mother and father with two children is becoming less frequent. In the current age, families include a variety... ...  more>>

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How to Include Your Pets in Your Estate Plan
From: GarrettLawWA | Date: 4/5/2012  | Views: 5

Your pets are an important part of your family, so it is vital that you include them in your estate plan. Like naming a guardian for your children ...  more>>

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