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Successful DUI Defense

"Best DUI lawyer!"

"The outcome was a favorable one, with the DUI being reduced and having no suspension or interlock ignition. I was thrilled with the results and incredibly thankful I chose him as my lawyer. To anyone facing a DUI charge, Francisco IS the best lawyer to represent you!"

Name Witheld Successfully reduced DUI charges

Wrongfully Accused of a Crime

"I highly recommend Mr. Duarte."

For a few months, I had an attorney who did absolutely nothing to help me out. Then I switched to Francisco Duarte, and things began to change. Long story short--Mr. Duarte's efforts got my charge dismissed. No trial, no "guilty plea." My case went away because of his efforts.

Name Witheld All charges were dropped

Latest Blog Posts

Washington Face Mask Mandate

June 24, 2020

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee announced a statewide mandate requiring face masks to be worn in public.  The mandate is an effort to slow down the spread of COVID-19.  This legal requirement will go into effect on Friday, June 26, 2020 and will apply statewide to individuals and businesses. Masks will not...

Could Your Criminal Case Prevent You From Getting Disaster Relief?

April 3, 2020

The federal government has initiated the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) which authorizes up to $349 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis.  The loan terms will be the same for everyone. The loan amounts will be forgiven as long as: The loan proceeds are used to cover...

The Legal Limit is Not Really .08

October 31, 2016

The law defines the crime of driving under the influence (DUI/DWI) as driving with an alcohol concentration at .08 or higher. (See Male and Female BAC Chart.) We all know this. It is virtually impossible to miss the .08 signs on the side of the road, the TV public announcements, the motor-vehicle driving booklet, the...

Meaningful Jury Selection

October 31, 2016

Like a sporting match, a trial is a competition. Ultimately, there must be a winner and a loser; a hung jury is a tie, requiring a do-over. Competition, fear of failure, lack of education about juries, and other factors cause attorneys to focus on finding and striking those jurors that seemingly favor the opposing side....