Tag: Washington Supreme Court

Guardianship

SUPERIOR COURTS HAVE THE POWER To AUTHORIZE A GUARDIAN OF AN INCOMPETENT To INITIATE AN ACTION To DISSOLVE THE INCOMPETENT’S MARRIAGE. In re Marriage of Gannon, 104 Wn. 2d 121, … Read More

Professional Goodwill

WHILE A SALARIED PROFESSIONAL HAS No GOODWILL, A PRACTICING PROFESSIONAL MAY HAVE GOODWILL SUBJECT To VALUATION AND DISTRIBUTION IN A DISSOLUTION. In re Marriage of Hall, 103 Wn. 2d 236, 692 P.2d 175 … Read More

Case Note: Chaplin v. Sanders

In a recent decision the Washington Supreme Court has purported to overrule the long-standing but highly-criticized requirement of “subjective intent” in adverse possession cases. This holding ostensibly resolves many years … Read More

Looking Back While Stepping Forward

Cathleen Douglas Stone, Looking Back While Stepping Forward, 25 Gonz. L. Rev. 1 (1989). [PDF]          [Westlaw]          [LexisNexis] Cathleen Douglas Stone, the Widow of Justice William O. Douglas, was the speaker … Read More