what is elder law

What is Elder Law?

Elder law encompasses a wide range of legal disciplines, including long-term care planning, estate planning, veterans benefits planning, probate and more.   We strive to help seniors protect their assets against the high cost of long-term care and remain independent for as long as possible. If … [Click to continue reading...]


Financing Care

The biggest threat to your estate is not tax or probate. It is high long term care costs. According to the MetLife Survey on Long Term Care Costs published for 2012, the average cost of a private room in a nursing home in Washington State is $102,200 per year. The average costs statewide for an … [Click to continue reading...]

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Estate Planning

Almost all families can benefit from having an estate plan of their own, designed and implemented by an attorney who focuses on this specialized area of the law. For well-to-do families, the consequences of not having an estate plan can be financially catastrophic. The purpose of Estate … [Click to continue reading...]



Probate is a funny word. If it sounds ominous, it is probably because you have heard stories, horror stories, about the costs of probate, how probate is like a tax, and that it can take all of the estate. Although probate costs can be high, the good news is: probate is not that bad. It should be … [Click to continue reading...]


Veterans Benefits

It is sad, but true: many veterans and their families, the very people who have sacrificed so much to ensure our freedom and way of life, do not receive the benefits to which their service entitles them. Reasons for this unfortunate situation include lack of understanding about the benefits … [Click to continue reading...]


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Preserve your assets and learn options for financing long-term care. Don't miss out on the next FREE workshop on financing care and protecting your estate and family. As heard on KOMO 1000 AM, Living Care Radio KVI 570 AM and Chat with Women KIXI 880 AM. … [Click to continue reading...]

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Washington Law offices of Attorney Darol Tuttle assists clients with Elder Law, Estate Planning, Medicaid, Veteran’s Benefits & Assistance, Long Term Care Planning and Probate. He helps families plan for the future and protect their assets.

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There are 3 offices located in Tacoma, Tukwila and Seattle in Washington State. Their clients extend as far south as Shelton and as far north as Everett, WA. They are also members of Regus, a business real estate company where they can meet in offices to help clients with estate planning and elder law issues in Seattle, Ballard and Mountlake Terrace.