Areas of Practice ELDER ABUSE Elder Abuse is on the rise all over the county. Prosecuting these cases can be difficult. I take care to understand all the pieces to these cases. Medicaid planning I assist families in trying to understand the myriad rules to come up with a Medicaid plan that works. Each plan is unique to each family as each set of circumstances are different. Civil Litigation As a litigator my first priority is to tell the client if they actually have a case. Some lawsuits are best settled out of court but others will be better argued in a courtroom. Estate Planning What you leave behind and to who may seem like a simple process but there are many layers to consider when planning for the distribution of your estate. Special Needs Law Planning for the care and comfort of a special needs client is something that demands a great deal of thoughtful consideration. Probate Probate is a court process in Washington State to help with the transfer of assets from a decedent to their heirs. Jonete is well versed in Probate Law. Guardianship Appointing a guardian becomes necessary when an adult is not capable of caring for their own personal or financial needs. I have extensive experience in these situations. Elder Care Mediation When care or guardianship of an elder is in disputes, mediation is an alternative to court where costs and legal fees can put a financial strain on everyone involved.