Richard J. Shurtz
Attorney At Law
7017 196th Street, SW · Lynnwood, Washington 98036
Tel: (425) 670-6551 · Fax: (425) 778-2274
An Established Tradition Of Excellence
In Family Law, Bankruptcy
and Estate Planning
From his offices in Lynnwood, Washington, just 15 miles north of Seattle, Richard J. Shurtz serves clients in Western Washington with all aspects of Family Law. The firm also regularly serves clients with other legal issues including estate planning and probate, bankruptcy, and business formation.
In practice for over 25 years, Richard Shurtz is intimately familiar with all aspects of Family Law including issues of custody, divorce, separation, paternity, guardianship, visitation, support, asset protection and adoption. Although we encourage settlement and compromise, there are frequently instances where an agreement cannot be reached. That's when you need an aggressive litigation attorney with experience in family law on your side to vigorously uphold your rights.
Clients considering divorce come to us worried about their financial future, afraid their bank accounts will be frozen, worried about their children, afraid they will be kicked out of their home. We are here to listen, provide knowledgeable legal advice, and to offer effective help in these deeply distressing personal situations.
Richard Shurtz has substantial experience in preparing wills and trusts. We take into consideration taxes, insurance, and property so as to gain the maximum benefit of all laws. It's important to know that writing a will doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. And once it's done, you can rest a little easier, knowing that your wishes will be followed after your death. Our firm also handles Guardianships, Medicaid issues, Medical Directives, and Durable Powers of Attorney.
When you hire Richard Shurtz, you can relax! Our laws don't put you in debtor's prison. They enable you to get a “fresh start”…a new chance to start over…to begin a new life. If you have been receiving threatening letters and telephone calls -- if you are being threatened with foreclosure or repossession of your home or car --or even garnishment of your wages, let Richard Shurtz help. We can stop the phone calls, help you avoid those disasters and get the new start you need.
As a client of Richard Shurtz, you'll have the benefit of his 25 years of experience on your side. We will work to ensure that your legal problem achieves the best possible outcome. Richard Shurtz will keep you well informed about the progress of your case and promptly return your phone calls. You can be assured your case will remain absolutely confidential.
Whether your legal concern is relatively simple or very complex, let Richard Shurtz begin working on a favorable resolution. We will help you resolve these stressful and confidential matters with the knowledge, experience and personal attention you need. We strive to keep costs down and fees reasonable.