Jensen Law Office, PLLC

Wills • Trusts • Probates

Dedicated to Serving Your Needs

Jensen Law Office, PLLC is primarily an Estate Planning  and Estate Administration law firm with offices in Seattle and Redmond representing clients throughout Washington. Our Attorneys assist people from all backgrounds by listening to their needs and tailoring our services to fit their unique situation and budget. By utilizing a comprehensive process and asking you the tough questions like, “What do you want?”, the lawyers of Jensen Law Office are able to create custom designed solutions for you.

 

We Listen to You

Every person has a unique mosaic of life that includes family, interests and dreams. At Jensen Law Office, we look at your life, listen to your needs and tailor our services to fit your life. Located in King County, Washington, we serve people from all religious backgrounds and spiritual philosophies, financial circumstances, and familial situations, whether traditional or non-traditional.

You and Your Family Are Our Top Priority

With a comprehensive process and custom designed estate plans, we can assist with small to large taxable estates. With our help, your plan will provide for all your loved ones, including pets and charities, with solutions that meet both your simple and complex health and financial needs. We recognize that our clients’ family needs extend beyond wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. Our services fall along a continuum of needs.

Meet Our Team

Derek Jensen, Managing Attorney

Anita Shteynberg, Of Counsel

Sometimes, Two Heads Are Better Than One

We rely on our friends, family, and colleagues to help us through life’s challenges. These trusted individuals can also be incredibly important when setting up an estate plan. It is vital to appoint a fiduciary to act on your behalf. A fiduciary acts on your behalf,...

How to Get Organized to Meet With Your Estate Planning Attorney

OK, great!  You’ve finally decided it’s time to meet with an estate planning attorney and get your affairs in order.  It’s time to make sure your family is protected.  Now that you’ve scheduled the first appointment, what’s the next step?  You can do one of two...

Trust Funding: Setting Your Trustee Up for Success

For many people, a revocable living trust is a valuable tool to ensure that their finances are well managed during periods of incapacity and that their loved ones are financially secure upon their passing. However, signing the trust agreement doesn’t end the estate...

Should I add my child’s name to my account?

My clients often ask whether or not it is a good idea to add their child name to their accounts.  Adding a child as Power of Attorney (POA) on your account, may be useful if there is ever a period of time you are incapacitated.  However, adding a child as co-owner or...

Are You Following Your Estate Plan?

An estate plan is like a map to the way your life's work should be honored. It is meant to be followed. But in order for others to follow it, you must first. Your estate plan should be a carefully thought out plan designed to distribute your assets efficiently and...

Five Surprisingly Common Planning Mistakes Baby Boomers are Making

Baby boomers - the first generation tasked with the responsibility of planning for and funding their golden years. This generation, which includes those born between 1946 and 1964, have entered and continue to enter into retirement. As they make this financial...

How to Choose a Trustee

  When you establish a trust, you name someone to be the trustee. A trustee does what you do right now with your financial affairs—collect income, pay bills and taxes, save and invest for the future, buy and sell property, provide for your loved ones, keep...

What to Do When a Child Dies

The death of a minor child is one of the greatest shocks that life can deliver. No one can ever prepare for the cascade of challenges that will come with such an event. Not only are there legal and financial challenges that you must deal with, but all of these...

It’s All in the Family: Understanding Common Legal Terms That Describe Loved Ones in Estate Planning

While watching a movie or reading a book about wealthy individuals and their families, you may have come across terms such as “heir,” “descendant,” and “next of kin.” Though made-for-Hollywood storylines use these terms interchangeably, words describing familial...

How to not fumble your estate plan

How to not fumble your estate planMy favorite time of year has finally come again: University of Washington Husky Football! After over of a year and a half of pandemic life it is finally time to start living life somewhat normally again. And watching football is a...

 

Seattle Office &

Mailing Address:

1833 N 105th St, Suite 301
Seattle, WA 98133

Phone: (206) 547-1412

Redmond Office:

8201 164th Ave NE, Suite 200
Redmond, WA 98052