Children Continued Being Molested and Assaulted Despite Telling DSHS of Abuse

Some stories just break your heart.  But in this story DSHS had so many opportunities to prevent and stop these children from being harmed, what might have been merely a heart breaking tragedy became a story that calls out for justice. My hat is … [Continue reading]

Are Homeowners Required To Allow Construction Defects To Be Cured Before Suing?

In a word, no.  In Washington, contractors generally have no right to cure construction defects before they can be sued. BUT, and this is a big but, the contractor has a right to insist on this if they follow specific statutory notice … [Continue reading]

Spokane Office

Outside view of new Ahrend Albrecht PLLC office space

In 2012 Ahrend Albrecht opened a new office in Spokane County in one of Spokane's most recognizable historic landmark buildings. In July 2014 we opened a larger office in Suite 614 with all the amenities and advantages you deserve and your lawyers … [Continue reading]

Who comes out on top in a fight for contractor lien priority?

When land developments or construction projects go sideways, it can happen quickly and you as an individual contractor will often feel like you're standing in line just hoping to be paid.  Luckily, with your construction lawyer's help you will stand … [Continue reading]

One way contractors lose their right to legal fees in a lien foreclosure

Construction contractors in Washington have a right few other creditors receive:  you can record a lien against the improved property and receive payment for not only your services and materials provided, but also for the legal fees and costs … [Continue reading]

Throw a dart…to pick a lawyer?

When looking for a lawyer, desperate people are often forced to open the phone book and flip through the yellow pages just hoping one of the ads will jump out and help them find that perfect match.  I can sympathize, after all, most people only deal … [Continue reading]

Is it expensive to meet with a lawyer?

If you are looking for an initial consultation with a Spokane or Grant County lawyer, Matt Albrecht  will be glad to meet with you by telephone or in person with potential new clients at no charge. While you won't receive legal advice in these free … [Continue reading]


Welcome to the new Ahrend Albrecht PLLC web page .  We are excited to implement this new format that will make interacting with our clients and sharing legal news and information easier and more useful. … [Continue reading]