The question posed this morning on the Oregon Bar Association’s estate and probate listserv was this:
(1) Does anyone who’s had to withdraw on a Washington probate have pleadings for that purpose they can share? Anything unusual I should be aware of?
(2) Is there some way I can attempt to protect my fees and costs, such as liening the case? …
First, here are examples in a case, filed in Pierce County Washington. TEP just obtained these from the court’s website. TEP is not affiliated with the case, so it takes no ownership/responsibility for their correctness. Withdrawal with Substitution here; Withdrawal without Substition here; Lien Claim here; another Lien claim here.
Second, the applicable rule is CR 71. Pay particular attention to the service requirements and timelines in CR 71, and also in CR 5 and 6 (when mail service is made/had).
Third. As for a lien for attorneys’ fees, see the links above.
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