Over 17 Years Protecting Legal Rights in Puget Sound
Rights are precious. Sometimes personal injury interrupts your or a loved one’s right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Other times an overzealous law enforcement agent or prosecutor is prepared to turn your life upside down.
Criminal DefenseDo you need answers about a criminal case? Criminal charges are serious. If the law considers your actions dangerous – even potentially dangerous – to others, stiff penalties may be demanded. Public opinion at the time is a factor in how stiff the law mandates these penalties should be.Hiring an experienced criminal defense lawyer is vital. You career options, ability to travel internationally and even ability to access
government student loans could be affected for the rest of your life if you are convicted. If there is a way to avoid a criminal conviction, we will find it. Phil Wakefield has been a successful criminal defense lawyer for over 18 years. Read More…
personal injuryHave you been involved in an accident?
Motorcycle — Automobile — Boating/Watercraft — Bicycle Accidents
So many accident victims are tricked into speaking with an insurance investigator – even one from their own insurance company – resulting in reduced compensation.
Don’t be tricked. Any statement you make can be recorded and used against you!
Insurance companies may try to deny it’s their client’s fault, or they may allege that your injuries aren’t as severe as you claim. You need the compassionate, effective legal representation of an attorney who knows how to protect your interests. Read More…
Traffic violationDid you not follow the traffic rules? Have you ever asked yourself, “Do I have to hire an attorney?” after you’ve been given a ticket? It might seem obvious that you should hire an attorney if you’ve been arrested for DUI. But what about a speeding ticket?Not only can moving violations result in higher insurance costs, they can lead to the suspension of your license.
You may not realize that you can fight your ticket. If there are errors on your ticket, we may be able to get the ticket dismissed outright. If there aren’t, we still know how to negotiate other options that protect your right to drive – driving school or reduction of charges to a non-moving violation. Read More…