Answering a Lawsuit for Debt Collection: Self-Help Forms
Authored By: Northwest Justice Project
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This interview will help you create the documents you need to respond properly and on time to a Washington State debt collection lawsuit. This interview is part of LawHelp Interactive. LawHelp Interactive helps you fill out legal forms, answer a series of questions and print your legal form.
Use this online interview if you were served with a lawsuit for debt collection in Washington state. This interview will help you create the documents you need to respond properly and on time to a Washington State debt collection lawsuit. You answer the questions necessary to complete paperwork. Based on your answers, the interview creates the documents for you to print out, sign, file and serve.
- It is always advisable to talk to a lawyer before proceeding in a court case on your own. We also suggest you read our publication Debtors' Rights in a Lawsuit before completing this interview.
What do I need to get started?
The name of the party suing you AND
The number of your case (if there is one) AND
The name of the Court and County where the creditor is suing you
You can usually find this information at the top of the first page of the court papers you received.