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Mediation Services, Family Law & Business Attorneys

Be Heard & Have a Voice in your Conflict Resolution with Mediation.

Author name: Jordan Enright

What Is Mediation?

Mediation is a voluntary, confidential process in which the mediator, a trained, neutral person, assists the participants to negotiate an agreement of the dispute. The participants remain in control of all decisions to settle the terms of any resolution. Unlike going to court, the mediation process is conducted in a private setting with flexible scheduling. …

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Wrongful Termination (Employment)

If your termination of employment was illegal or came under unfair circumstances in which you were harassed, discriminated and/or retaliated against, then your situation may be a wrongful termination. The first question to ask yourself is whether the firing was legal or illegal. Washington state follows the doctrine of “at-will employment,” which means that either …

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Promissory Note

A promissory note is a written promise by one party to pay another party (lender and borrower) a sum of money either on demand or at a later date. This legal document declares that the borrower will repay the lender a specific amount of money in an agreed set timeframe, which often include interest. Promissory …

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Landlords Beware

Did you know that you can face significant financial consequences from denying a residential application for occupancy from a potential tenant due to their participation in social welfare benefits? It’s true. Even if you are not aware of the law, you can still be held liable to pay the potential tenant a significant amount of …

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