I am the attorney for the Yakima Valley Landlords Association. I am the attorney for several property management firms. I was the attorney for a local title insurance company for over 30 years. I have substantial experience in unlawful detainers (evictions) real estate transactions foreclosures and forfeitures. My office prepares numerous real estate documents - deeds real estate contracts promissory notes deeds of trust easements common well agreements road maintenance agreements and similar documents. At the present time I am restricting my practice to real estate matters. I do a substantial amount of evictions each year. I have written materials and been a speaker at legal seminars regarding evictions. I have been a speaker regarding evictions at the "Crime-Free Housing" program sponsored by the Yakima Police Department several times. Please checck my 4.6 rating (out of 5.0) at lawyers.com. Avvo is misleading. Initially I was rated 9.0+ but I have not paid them anything and they keep lowering my rating for no reason.
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