Leslie K. Smith,
Attorney at Law

(509) 936-3010

Get Help Creating Your Estate Plan: Living Trust or Will

Experience Makes the Difference

 

With 25 years of experience in estate planning, Attorney Smith can help with creating a Will or Living Trust reflecting your estate plan.


In preparing your Will, Living Trust, or elder law Attorney Smith can help with the following concerns:

 

  • Providing bequests for step-children and/or step-grandchildren.
  • Disinheriting an estranged child.
  • Providing for your pets, using a valid Pet Trust, to provide for dogs, cats, birds, horses, birds or other pets, who are members of your family.
  • Providing for a disabled child, or disabled grandchild, through a Special Needs Trust, also known as a Supplemental Needs Trust, in your estate planning.
  • Providing for minor children, by placing their inheritance into an Educational Trust to protect it until the child is 22 years old or older.
  • Providing for estate planning for a married couple with a blended family.
  • Planning ahead to avoid probate when you own real property in another state or country.
  • Creating a Will or Trust Contract to prevent your spouse from disinheriting your kids if you die first. 


About Leslie K. Smith, Attorney

Leslie K. Smith has practiced law for more than 30 years. She is a graduate of Gonzaga Law School in Spokane, Washington, and received her B.A. degree in International Relations from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.  She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the Idaho State bar.   She currently serves as the Chairperson of the Idaho State Bar Dispute Resolution Section.  


Leslie is also the author of "When Mom Won't Give up the Car Keys:  A Guide to Mediating Disputes Involving Seniors," which was published in The Advocate, a publication of the Idaho State Bar, June/July, 2017. Leslie is also a frequent speaker on Estate Planning, Probate and Elder Law. 


Leslie emphasizes Living Trusts  and Wills in her practice.  She also can help with Medicaid eligibility planning, probate, probate alternatives, as well as Special Needs Trust planning for disabled adults or children, who might be beneficiaries of one's estate.  


Leslie is married and has two chidren. Outside of the office, Leslie enjoys playing the piano, hiking, cross-country skiing, bicycling, and golfing. 

Free Initial Consultations

Attorney Leslie Smith provides a free initial consultation for the first 1/2 hour.


Leslie Smith is serving clients from Richland, Kennewick, Pasco, Benton City, West Richland, Connell, Prosser,   and elsewhere in Washington!

Contact Us

(509) 946-3010

719 Jadwin

Richland, WA 99352

Fax Number: (888) 701-7060

Email Address:  LKSmithlaw@yahoo.com




Leslie Smith & Associates, LLC

719 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, Washington 99352, United States

(509) 946-3010

Hours

Mon

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Tue

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Thu

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Fri

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

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Closed

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