COVID-19 Update – Our office is open.
Amid the rapid progression of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the disruptions it has caused, HIP Law Firm is committed to continue providing the essential legal services necessary to protect the interests of our clients and community and will remain open for business. Please note, however, some staff will be working from home from time to time. Accordingly, there may be slight delays completing some projects and in responding to your communications, but we promise to be as diligent as ever in meeting your legal needs. Urgent in person appointments are available, however, non-essential client meetings will be conducted over the phone or via video conferencing. Client payments can be made on our website at
Our lobby hours during this time are 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday.
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Because of the snow, our office will be closed Monday, February 4th. Stay warm and Safe.

October 2020 Archives

Driver hits pedestrian, causes life-threatening personal injury

Likely, most Washington drivers have, at some point, imagined how they might react if they struck a pedestrian. In fact, some people may have already done so. Understandably, when such a horrible event happens, the person responsible worries about the consequences. But most people would not even think about running from this type of situation and would remain at the scene to help the victim and cooperate with authorities. Some people's first instinct, however, is to immediately leave the scene, and this is what happened when a driver hit a pedestrian, causing him serious personal injury.

How to rebuild life following family law proceeding of divorce

The process of getting divorced in Washington is a lot like going on a wild roller coaster ride. Unfortunately, this type of family law proceeding can leave a person feeling helpless and as though his or her life is spinning out of control. However, a couple of tips may help a divorcing individual to more quickly rebuild his or her life following divorce.