Watson B. Blair, “Execution & Revocation of Wills,” in Basic Washington Estate Planning Skills, Washington Law School Foundation/CLE, 1998.
Carol L. Eng, “Durable Powers of Attorney, Directives to Physicians and Basic Revocable Living Trusts,” in How to Draft Wills and Other Estate Planning Documents #509B, Washington State Bar Assn., 1994.
Bruce P. Flynn, “Revocable Living Trusts … Does One Size fit All?,” in Basic Washington Estate Planning Skills, Washington Law School Foundation/CLE, 1998.
Madeline Gauthier, “Will Drafting 101,” in How to Draft Wills and Other Estate Planning Documents #4437B, Washington State Bar Assn., 2003.
Blair C. Stone, “Requirements for a Valid Will and Drafting Considerations,” in General Practice Series: How to Draw a Valid Will in Washington, Washington Law School Foundation/CLE: 1999.
Eden Rubenstein Toner, “‘Simple’ Wills,” in How to Draft Wills and Other Estate Planning Documents #509B, Washington State Bar Assn., 1994.
Many of the above articles and books are likely available at law libraries that are open to the public in Washington:
If you have a question regarding your specific situation or circumstance or otherwise believe that you could benefit from legal discussion or advice, WASHINGTON PROBATE urges you to engage a lawyer in your locale. You can find an attorney through your local Yellow Pages, your state or county bar association, or a resource such as the Internet. Most local (ie, County) Bar Associations sponsor a Lawyer Referral Service, which provides members of the public with one or more names of local lawyers who are experienced in and accept LRS-referred clients having specific legal issues, such as those dealing with probate.
The King County Bar Association, for example, sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service. It receives some 50,000 inquiries annually, and its panels include some 350 local lawyers covering the panoply of legal concerns. You may learn more about and contact them through any of the following: