Tacoma bankruptcy process

What is the Tacoma bankruptcy process In Tacoma, bankruptcy attorneys are frequently asked about the bankruptcy process and bankruptcy forms. What steps are involved in filing bankruptcy? How much does it cost to file bankruptcy? How long will the bankruptcy take? The answer is, it depends on your situation. The fastest way to get [...]


Tacoma Bankruptcy Attorney

How to choose a Tacoma bankruptcy attorney Filing for bankruptcy in Tacoma is always a difficult decision. A lot of fear and anxiety comes along with deciding to file for bankruptcy. In some cases, bankruptcy is not the right choice. The problem is, how does someone without any experience in bankruptcy no if bankruptcy [...]


How to Fight a Bank Levy in Tacoma

3 ways to fight a creditor’s bank levy in Tacoma So, you recently received a notice from your bank that some collection agency has filed a levy on your bank account. What you may not know is that a creditor cannot levy your bank account without a court order or judgment against you and that [...]


Credit Counseling In Tacoma

Credit Counseling vs. Bankruptcy in Tacoma We are frequently asked about credit counseling and debt consolidation services in Tacoma, Washington. Everyone considering filing bankruptcy in Tacoma wants to know if Chapter 7 bankruptcy or credit counseling has more of an impact on your credit and what are the pros and cons of each. Chapter 7 [...]


Pros and Cons to Filing Chapter 7 in Tacoma

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Pros and Cons in Tacoma Making the decision to file chapter 7 bankruptcy is difficult. You may be worried about how it will affect your credit or your reputation, but in most cases, it will dramatically improve your quality of life. Below is a list of pros and cons that may [...]


Can Only One of Us File Bankruptcy in Tacoma?

Filing for Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in Tacoma I get one question all the time from married couples who have accumulated debt during their marriage. Do both of them need to file bankruptcy in Tacoma or can just one spouse file the bankruptcy. Many couples want to save one of their credit scores. Often [...]


Tacoma Bankruptcy Traps – A Four Part Series – Part 4

Below is the final set of Tacoma bankruptcy traps for the unwary. Please let me know if you have any questions at all about any of the issues raised in these posts, we are happy to help: 10. Not Paying Your Employee Withholding Taxes If you are a Tacoma business owner, please do not make [...]


Tacoma Bankruptcy Traps – A Four Part Series – Part 3

This item is part of a series of blog posts about bankruptcy traps that can turn a Tacoma bankruptcy filing into an expensive or less than smooth process. If you can read Part 1 and Part 2 here. 7. Leaving Money in Account Where You also Have a Credit Account One expensive error in [...]


Wells Fargo Admits Error that Created Hundreds of Foreclosures and Bankruptcies

Wells Fargo admitted last week that a calculation error involving a mortgage underwriting tool caused over 620 customers to being incorrectly refused modifications to make their loans more affordable. In the majority of these cases, the customers were forced into foreclosure and/or bankruptcy. The flaw in the underwriting tool was found in an internal review, [...]


Tacoma Bankruptcy Traps – A Four Part Series – Part 2

In my last post, I noted that I would be discussing twelve potential bankruptcy traps for anyone thinking about bankruptcy in the Tacoma area. Note: Most of these traps are easily avoided. Frankly, many of these traps apply to consumers nationwide, but I wrote these posts with Tacoma filers in mind. I discussed the [...]

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