A new Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act, codified in RCW 24.03A (the “New Act”) took effect on January 1, 2022, with changes applying retroactively. The New Act also applies to homeowners’ associations formed under Washington’s Nonprofit Corporation Act.The New Act clarifies the relationship between members in a membership nonprofit corporation and the organization, the rules with regard to governance by the...

When operating a company, it is important to consider the intellectual property that is created and used in the business. This is especially important for technology and manufacturing companies. Steps taken early on to establish intellectual property rights have long term effects on a company’s ability to capitalize on the intellectual property and avoid infringement claims. Below are 5 steps...

The Value of a Real Estate LawyerBuying real estate can be a great long-term investment option. Buyers and sellers may assume that a real estate lawyer is only needed when there is a dispute between property owners or buyers and sellers. However, hiring an experienced real estate attorney early in the process of buying or selling real estate can help...

Whether you want to retire, change your lifestyle, start a new business venture, or the market trends indicate that it is the right time to sell, if you are interested in selling your business, you should consider partnering with a law firm that specializes in purchase and sale of businesses. Operating a business involves a number of legal specialties, including corporate...