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Posted by Bradley, a Estate Planning client, Flag
A relative suggested I call Frank to handle my estate planning needs. I was very pleased with his representation. He was helpful and knowledgeable. The one thing I was very impressed with was the communication system this law office uses. Clients can access all their documents any time on line. All communication and court dates were easy to track with their communication system. All I had to do was log in and all emails and documents were in one location. This was extremely helpful when I had to go in to court to file papers. I would highly recommend this attorney to my friends and family.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Frank and his staff handled my father's complicated DUI case. We were kept informed throughout the process and felt adequately prepared for each next step. Personally, we were thankful that Frank was available to answer any and all questions we had along the way.
Posted by LouAnn, a Child Support client, Flag
I was referred to Mr. LaBare by a friend of mine. I scheduled my appointment and went in feeling extremely nervous about my situation. After speaking with Mr. LaBare, I knew he was the attorney for me and my son. He listened attentively while I poured my heart out about my situation. He gave me a few things to think about and to try on my own ( to save me money ) and if it didn't work out, come back and we would discuss retaining him. He was very compassionate. His assistant helped me quite a few times when I called with additional questions. I am glad I chose this law office to help me with my case. I was pleased with the outcome and pleased with their service.
Posted by Thomas, a DUI client, Flag
I was completely freaked out when I got my first DUI. I thought I could try and handle it on my own and save money. I am a college student with not alot of money. After throughly checking out all my options, talking to friends and family, I decided to hire representation. I called or emailed three different lawyers. Mr. Labare was the first lawyer to respond. I was able to get an appointment within the week and there was absolutely no charge to speak with him. He spent a good 30 minutes going over all my options. I'm so happy I made the choice to hire him. I was completely happy with the outcome and I know I would not have been able to do this on my own after going through the process with him. I would absolutely recommend him to anyone. I'm glad I made the choice to retain him. Thank You Mr. LaBare!
Posted by Arielle, a DUI client, Flag
Frank has provided extraordinary legal guidance and advice for my personal matters. He transformed a previously difficult experience into a very satisfying result. Frank is a wonderful resource and an attorney I would highly recommend!
Posted by Tom, a DUI client, Flag
Frank, has always been knowledgeable, as well as professional in his skill set. Thorough when reviewing and preparing for any litigation needed. I would highly recommend his service and Frank.
Posted by stephanie, a Divorce client, Flag
mr. labare did a excellent job on my divorce which was a very difficult situation not your normal separation and custody he got every thing I needed for myself and two childern also the extra help with child support. I would not go to any one else for these matters.
Posted by Amber, Flag
Mr.LaBare is an excellent attorney that I would refer all my family and friends to. I've used him for family law and only wish I had found him a lot sooner. He's proficient, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Know that when you hire Mr.LaBare as your attorney you are getting one of the best.
Posted by Amie, a Wills client, Flag
When my mother fell ill with no legal paperwork in sight I contacted The Law Offices of Frank L. LaBare for help and advice. I was able to get an information packet in hand the next morning which included a questionnaire and detailed pricing information. Frank's assistant was knowledgeable, understanding, caring, and discreet with all of our communications. I had a reply to any questions/concerns within two hours or less. I met with Frank for the free 30 minute consultation, and he was able to get enough information from me to complete all the documents for my review on "my case" by the next morning. They worked hard to put my mind ease with an emotional and time sensitive matter and even went the extra mile by driving into Seattle for my mother to sign all of her legal documents in her hospital room with the offer of a witness if I couldn't provide my own. The fact that he is a notary was an added plus!
All in all it was a painless, efficient and a much easier process than I had imagined. I would highly recommend the Law Offices of Frank L. LaBare to my friends and family.
Posted by Christina, a Divorce client, Flag
Frank and his office staff are phenomenal people. Frank took on my very complicated case and stuck by me well past my case closure. My case has been closed (and even transferred to another state) for over a year now and Frank and his office staff are still assisting me! I can't say enough wonderful things about all of them. I highly recommend this law office. People like this are not easy to find.
Posted by Owen J., a Child Custody client, Flag
I'm happy to report that my case was handled in a timely manner and with plenty of communication along the way. I had access to my case files and information 24 hours a day. It was very easy to contact the attorney via email and my emails were answered usually within 8 hours. As far as phone calls, I did not always get a call back the same day, sometimes it took a couple of days. This was totally understandable and was not a problem at all. Franks assistant would always return the phone calls the same day to let me know that he was out of the office to at least touch base with me. . He allowed me to make payments and not one other attorney I spoke with prior to choosing Mr. LaBare would even consider it. I was pleased with the outcome of my case. Mr. LaBares favorite saying ( and he used it a few times during my highly stressful case ) ' Let's take the high road on this'. He had to remind of that a few times. Th e outcome of my custody case was exactly what I wanted.
Posted by Katherine A., a Divorce client, Flag
I would absolutely recommend Mr. LaBare. I was referred to his office by a colleague that hired Mr. LaBare for a divorce. He came highly recommended. I could not have been more pleased with the outcome of my case. I found Mr. LaBare to be professional, compassionate and helpful throughout my case. I was able to contact him via email or phone and my emails were answered within 48 hours as well as my phone calls. My case was a flat fee and I know when my case was completed, that all the hours put in by this attorney, went well over the amount I paid for. Thank you to the office staff ( Michele R. ) for her help throughout the case too. She was able to assist me w/ answers when Mr. LaBare was unavailable. Everyone's situation and outcome is different. I'm glad that I chose this law firm to help me with my very difficult situation.
Posted by a Probate client, Flag
We hired Frank Labare and paid him upfront to represent us in a matter and he came across as very trustworthy and reliable. But as time went on and questions arose, he was very negligent in returning phone calls and answering emails and his lack of integrity continued throughout the process. Our experience with him was painful and it's no wonder lawyers have a bad name.
Posted by a Trusts client, Flag
We lost our parents and needed to settle their estate and Mr. Labare assured us that it would only take 3 months. Two years later, we are in the process of selling a piece of property only to find out that the documents were never filed with the court (as Frank promised) and the sale can't go any further without them. After contacting him about this, he promised he would finalize the estate that week. Almost 2 months later, he won't respond to us, or the title company. He was paid in full for services he clearly doesn't intend to complete. In case you're wondering, I would never recommend such a person who has no regard for keeping his word.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Getting a DUI is not a good experience. After meeting with this attorney, I felt whole lot better about my situation. Mr. LaBare really was great. He kept me informed and I do believe I received a much better outcome because I hired him. I would highly recommend this attorney for any type of criminal defense.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
A few months ago I needed to contact a lawyer regarding some personal issues I was having. A friend highly recommended Frank LaBare in Maple Valley, WA. I called to make an appointment and he was very accommodating w/ my work schedule and (scheduled) my appointment for a Saturday~I did not have to miss work thank goodness! I found him to be helpful and very knowledgeable on family law. I did retain his services and I was very satisfied with how my case was handled. I was kept posted on court dates and he returned my phone calls within 48 hours. I will be returning to Mr. LaBare so he can draft my will.You wont be disappointed if you retain this caring and very positive attorney. His fees are very reasonable too. I called three other area attorneys and Mr. LaBare had by far, the lowest retainer fees.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I was 100% satisfied w/ attorney Frank LaBare. His office is located in the Maple Valley area and he is the only family law attorney in this area. He is a one man show w/ a very nice assistant, and he got the job done for me at a very reasonable flat fee. I checked around prior to my retaining Mr. LaBare and he was by far the best as far as retainer fees and allowing me to make a couple of payments. He was kind, understanding and empathic. He kept me up to date on court dates and I felt he got my family law matter concluded in a very timely manner. I would tell everyone I know to use his services. He doesn't nickel and dime you either! He doesn't charge for phone calls either.... ( like many attorneys do by the minute!)
Posted by a Family client, Flag
I was not happy with the compotence in hadling my case. Some important dates were missed and documents did not capture necessary information pertainent to the case. His fee is a flat fee for the service he provided which was reasonable, but he needs to pay closer attention to detail and take the time to truly understand the gravity of the case. Nice guy, but....