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Symmes Law Group offers full representation in association with the Washington State Foreclosure Fairness Act (RCW 61.24). The Washington State Foreclosure Fairness Act (FFA) allows homeowners who own a primary residence with mortgages from non-exempt lenders to request a face to face mediation with somebody of authority from your lender.

How Long After Bankruptcy Can I Buy A House?

  If you are wondering how long after bankruptcy can I buy a house? You are not alone.  Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy can seem to be a never-ending process. However, with the assistance of our mortgage experts, you can

What Happens After Filing Bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions that I am asked as a Seattle bankruptcy attorney is what happens after filing bankruptcy?  This is a loaded question and how things transpire after filing bankruptcy will depend on each case individually however

How Can You Sell Your House Before it is Foreclosed On?

If you are suffering from financial hardship and facing home foreclosure, you may be able to sell your house before it is foreclosed on in order to avoid having a foreclosure sale report on your credit report and walk away

How Will the New Tax Laws Impact Bankruptcy Filings?

The new United States tax laws which could impact future bankruptcy filings was signed into law on January 3, 2018. The new law brings with it many changes that will affect consumers as well as businesses. In general, the biggest

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How Do I Get Approved For a Loan Modification?

If you have become delinquent on your home mortgage you are probably searching for options for how you can avoid foreclosure, get approved for a loan modification and make your mortgage payments more affordable to keep your home.  If you

What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you likely want to know what exactly happens once you do so. However if you want to know if filing for bankruptcy is a good idea and whether chapter 7 or chapter 13

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How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

Figuring out what you owe on your mortgage can be very difficult, especially when you likely have to go in circles with your loan servicer to get a competent person to answer the phone with regard to how your mortgage

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Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy

In every day life, nobody goes into a business venture or every day life thinking that they will have to someday talk to a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, however one unplanned event can sometimes send people and families on a path

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How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?

Filing for bankruptcy is not something that consumers initially set out to do or are thinking about when purchasing a home.  However if the economic circumstances of a borrower change, bankruptcy can be a tool that can be utilized to help

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Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threatened by debt collectors.  This is not surprising to me at all

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