The Attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno urge you to use fireworks legally, responsibly, and safely. Most people are already hearing the “boom” and it may be in violation of the local laws.  Injury and Fire Damage A new report by the U.S. consumer product safety commission shows, at least 18 people across the country died in […]

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If there are injuries Call 911 and report any injuries to emergency medical responders. Never leave the scene of the accident Even if there are no visible injuries and the accident seems minor, don’t leave the scene without calling the police. Get as much information as possible If you have a cell phone with a camera, […]

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The fee to record most documents in Washington State will increase by $100.00, effective July 25, 2021. This increase is at the direction of HB 1277, passed during the 2021 legislative session. The surcharge will fund state and local programs that promote low-income housing, eviction prevention, and homelessness services. Certain documents types are exempt from […]

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The Winter Rain is Here! Driving tips from the local attorneys near you in Centralia and Olympia!   Many drivers forget the basics that could help them avoid a collision and car accident.  Here are a couple tips to keep you and your family safe. Plan Ahead Planning is easier said than done. The best advice […]

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Halloween Safety Tips! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Halloween is one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. Although many families will be staying close to home during COVID-19, many drivers may not be expecting the trick-or-treaters who venture out on October 31st! Furthermore, the Centers for Disease Control […]

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The attorneys with Althauser Rayan Abbarno are supporting students in both Lewis and Thurston counties with their sponsorship of the Centralia Back to School Supply Drive and The Little Red Schoolhouse Project.  Althauser Rayan Abbarno has offices in Centralia and Olympia. In Centralia, the Back-To-School Supply Drive was started by Althauser Rayan Abbarno partner Peter […]

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Even though many businesses and services are shut down by Governor Inslee’s Stay at Home order, law enforcement continues to patrol the roadways, and arrests will continue for those suspected of driving while in under the influence.  Attorneys defending your rights are considered Essential Workers by the Governor for a reason! If your charged with […]

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The state Supreme Court says: yes, you must use your signal when turning or changing lanes. RCW 46.61.305 states that “no person shall turn a vehicle or move right or left upon a roadway unless and until such movement can be made with reasonable safety nor without giving an appropriate signal in the manner hereinafter […]

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Effective Jan. 1, 2020, ESSB 5998 made changes to the real estate excise tax program, which can have a significant impact on certain property transactions, said Peter Abbarno and Todd Rayan, partners with the law firm Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP. The real estate excise tax is imposed at the following rates, beginning January 1st: 1.1 […]

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We are only midway through October 2019 and there are 18 reported fatalities due to collisions in Thurston County! In total, there have been 2,806 collisions in Thurston County with 11 fatalities and more than 761 reported injuries. You may be thinking that an injury won’t happen to you or your family! However, statistics evidence […]

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