In mid-December 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department issued final regulations affecting all foreign-owned single-member limited liability companies. While these regulations have the potential to increase transparency with respect to the movement of foreign funds, they impose new burdens on the foreign owners of U.S. LLCs. Prior to these final regulations going into effect, the ownership of LLCs by foreign persons was often opaque to…Read the full article
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Repeal of the federal estate tax has been a cornerstone of President Trump’s tax reform promises. Given the Republicans’ majority sweep in both houses of Congress this past November, repeal efforts that have stalled in the past are now a viable possibility. Although repeal is likely to be on the table legislatively at some point during Trump’s presidency, we do not know when…Read the full article
Last September it hit the social media circuit by storm: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were divorcing. The initial documents filed by Jolie were not pretty. Jolie requested sole physical custody of the couple’s children and made multiple allegations about Pitt’s parenting including claims of child abuse. Pitt responded by requesting an emergency order to seal all documents in the case “in order…Read the full article
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We are pleased to honor Earl Lasher’s 50 years of membership in the Washington State Bar Association (see WSBA’s NWLawyer article). One of the founding members of Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, Earl has been honored for his dedication and commitment to the practice of law.Read the full article
LHS&E is proud to announce that Linda Kelley Ebberson, George S. Holzapfel, Lisa Ann Sharpe, Shannon Sperry, and Eugene W. Wong were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Linda and Lisa have devoted their careers to serving clients involved in complex divorces and challenging family law controversies. Their practices focus on marital estates with…Read the full article
LHS&E is pleased to announce that twenty of our attorneys have been named to the Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Star lists. In addition, three of our attorneys - Linda Kelley Ebberson, Lori K. Rath, and Lisa Ann Sharpe - have been named to the Top 50 Women Lawyers and the Top 100 Lawyers in Washington State lists. No more than five percent of the…Read the full article