Hawkes Law Firm is helping contribute to a unified COVID 19 response
We are donating 50% of all fees for Estate Planning cases that are scheduled between April 1 and June 30th, 2020 to an approved pandemic response organization of your choosing.
Medical, Healthcare, and Frontline Responders
25% fee reduction for all medical, healthcare and other frontline responders.
As well as donating 100% of all fees for Estate Planning cases that are scheduled between April 1 and June 30th, 2020 to an approved pandemic response organization of your choosing.
Posting Relevant COVID Law
We will be posting relevant laws and articles on our site to keep you better informed during these uncertain times.
COVID-19 And Related Laws Have Upended Our Normal Lives
We are dedicated to understanding our clients’ issues and giving them top-notch legal support from a personal point of view. We approach every client matter with our focus on honest communication with both integrity and compassion. We seek always to provide excellent advice and advocacy to accomplish our clients’ goals. Whether the issue is complex or simple, our law firm is committed to giving each client the attention necessary to achieve a good outcome, excellent advice or advocacy that seeks the best outcome possible
We offer legal services in a wide range of practice areas, allowing us to act for clients in matters that involve multiple areas of law.
Our practice includes personal injury, professional malpractice ( doctors, lawyers, CPA’s, etc.), family law (divorce, child custody, child support, adoptions, domestic partnerships), bankruptcy and other debt-relief, real estate, boundary and tree law, probate, wills and trusts, immigration law and most aspects of business law.
Whatever their issues, clients find that we are highly knowledgeable and sympathetic to their concerns. This combination makes us effective advocates when legal problems seem overwhelming. We give clients hope and nearly always a good result.
Our clients are families, individuals and small business owners throughout the State of Washington and elsewhere. We have represented hundreds of clients who;
- Wish to make or change their powers of attorney
- Are embroiled in business lawsuits
- Who seek tostart businesses
- Have beeninjured by another’s negligence
- Are husbands and wives getting divorced or seeking child support
- Are buyers or sellers of real estate and businesses
For these and for all our clients, our law firm strives to provide representation that seeks to resolve their legal issues as effectively and quickly as possible.
Estate Planning & Wills
Most people know that they need a will to control how their assets will be distributed after death. However, most people also put off acting on their knowledge. They would prefer not to think about their deaths. At our Shoreline, Washington, law firm, we urge all clients to prepare a will or draft a trust; it is not difficult or expensive
Probate & Will Contests
Attorneys at the Hawkes Law Firm are experienced, concerned and caring. We know that clients may not have settled on guardians for their children. Our experience tells us that they probably do not know how probate works. They may wonder about asset protection. When someone visits our law firm to discuss estate planning, we discuss all these things and more. We give people the information they need to make good decisions that protect their assets and their families.
Real Estate Law
Real estate transactions include buying and selling residential and commercial real estate, leasing, renting, and building and construction contracts. At our Shoreline, Washington, law firm, Hawkes Law Firm, our lawyers represent clients in all types of real estate transactions. We also advocate for clients involved in real estate disputes. In both cases, we use our familiarity with the local real estate market to represent our clients effectively..
Bankruptcy & Debt Relief
Because we do some bankruptcy work for clients and we assist clients with debtor or creditor issues, we are required by Federal Law to provide the following notice: This law firm qualifies as a Debt Relief Agency under Title 11 of the Unites States Code. We assist people with excessive debt, collection pressures, foreclosures, evictions, and credit defaults. In some cases that may involve filing for bankruptcy relief under the United States Bankruptcy Code.
Consumer Protection: There are many protections offered by federal and state laws to protect consumers from unscrupulous business practices and defective products such as automobiles. We welcome clients who have valid claims against those types of businesses..
If the client is an employee, that person’s rights under the law are paramount. Our lawyers seek justice on behalf of employees who experienced discrimination, were harassed or were wrongly terminated. We know that matters such as these cause financial hardship, stress, anxiety and even depression. We are sensitive to the needs of clients in such circumstances, and take the time necessary to learn about their concerns and situations.
Whatever the type of case, Jamie is dedicated to getting it right the first time so that immigrants and their families are able to accomplish their immigration goals as quickly and smoothly as possible.
At Hawkes Law Firm, in Shoreline, Washington, our lawyers help clients after legal malpractice negatively affected their lives and futures. Our attorneyspay careful attention to these cases, as we believe that the legal community must police itself to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct..
Hawkes Law Firm, in Shoreline, Washington, has a special focus on medical malpractice. Very few people realize the tremendous losses caused in this country by medical negligence In 2000 a government-funded study concluded that approximately 98,000 patients die annually in this country caused by medical errors in hospitals Our malpractice attorneys are fierce advocates for people who have suffered as a result of medical malpractice. We also work to educate everyone about the need to be vigilant and insist on highly quality medical care and to have a knowledgeable advocate paying attention to anyone who is hospitalized.
People who are injured due to the neglect of someone else have suffered what is called a “personal injury”. If the injury is substantial, an injured person may want to be compensated for related expenses and the life interference the injury causes. Most of the time, it is necessary to hire a lawyer to get full compensation.
It also means that clients who come to us for assistance with one matter often return for assistance in another. Most of our clients have relied on us for many years or have been referred by current clients, family members or friends.
Client families might first come to us for estate plans, later needing our adoption services, personal injury help when family members were tragically involved in a car crash, probate services for an elder who passed away or family law services for divorce, or a pre or post nuptial agreement.
Our multi practice approach allows us to serve our clients’ needs directly and efficiently; if a client needs help in a practice area that we cannot effectively work in, we help them find a competent, honest lawyer for that type of need.
“Our multi-practice approach allows us to serve our clients’ needs directly and efficiently”