• “A Lawyer’s Time and Advice Are His Stock in Trade”
    – Abraham Lincoln

Greater Puget Sound Law Firm

The law firm of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins PLLP, is a general practice firm conveniently located in Issaquah, Washington. We can meet most of your varied legal needs, including the areas of Wills and Trusts, Probate, Divorce and Family Law, Business, Real Estate, Employment and serious Personal Injury.

The attorneys at O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins PLLP live, work and volunteer in our Issaquah and Eastside communities.

Flat Fee Retainer – No Office Visit – No Court Appearance

Our traffic ticket defense attorney, Fred Hopkins, has limited his practice to the defense of traffic tickets throughout the district and municipal courts of King, Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties since 2002. He is consistently rated as Excellent by his clients in their Avvo http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/98027-wa-frederick-hopkins-7926/reviews.html reviews of their representation. His representation is done on a… Read More

Teenage Drivers’ Three Strikes You’re Out Laws

Washington State grants teenage drivers a probationary license to drive if they are under the age of eighteen years. Known as the “three strikes you’re out” system for repeat offenders, the following is a summary of the restrictions placed on a teenager’s right to drive as infractions accumulate on his/her driving record: Strike One: Passenger… Read More

What to Do If You Receive a Ticket

If you received a copy of a traffic infraction (a ticket) from a police officer, it is a non-criminal offense for which jail cannot be imposed. You must respond to the infraction within fifteen (15) days from the date it is issued to you. Your mailed response must be mailed no later than midnight on… Read More

Criminal Defense Retainer Based on Income

Sliding Fee Structure for Criminal Defense Representation Our office offers a moderate means program to those individuals seeking an attorney who are unable to afford the high costs. Most of our criminal defense matters can be handled on a flat fee structure, based on the nature of the charge and the court the charges arise… Read More

When should I update my estate plan?

On behalf of O’Brien, Barton & Hopkins PLLP posted in estate planning on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. An estate plan is a valuable legal tool that helps to better ensure your assets are distributed in line with your wishes. Unfortunately, a failure to update these documents can mean your assets go to unintended beneficiaries. How… Read More