PIP is no-fault insurance coverage for medical and other expenses, such as wage loss, loss of service benefits (payment to others for work you cannot do) and funeral expenses, which result from an automobile accident.
LUPA is the “land use petition act”, which is the short title for the statute (RCW 36.70C) which governs judicial review of land use decisions. In 1995, the Washington State Legislature adopted LUPA to provide direct judicial review of land use decisions.
Everyone is interested in minimizing their taxes. This is especially true with Estate Planning, where inheritance can create a taxable event for your heirs. For tax purposes, Washington employs a Step-up-in-Basis Rule. This rule is important for minimizing the amount of capital gain taxes to your heirs. Here are the basics of the Rule. ‘Basis,’…
The people of Whatcom County elected Deborra Garrett to serve as a judge in Whatcom County Superior Court. It was a very close race and Deborra and her campaign worked very hard.
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