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  • How to File a Lawsuit in Federal Court

    Are you having a disagreement with another person, business or government agency? Are you thinking about going to court to ask a judge to resolve a disagreement or solve a problem for you? The federal court is one type of court that can help people resolve disputes. Content Detail

    United States District Court Western Washington
  • How to Format Court Documents

    When you give documents to a Washington state court, it is important to format the documents correctly. This document outlines the rules you must follow. #9938EN Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
  • Supplemental Proceedings

    If a creditor has a judgment ordered by a court and wants to collect the money from you, you may receive an order to attend a Supplemental Proceedings court hearing. #0210EN Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
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  • Video - Garnishment and Exemptions: Debt Collection Defense

    A creditor may try to take money out of your bank account or paycheck to repay a debt. This short video explains some of the laws a creditor must follow and what you need to know if this happens to you. Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
  • Video - What if I Get Sued for a Debt?

    Short video covering what you should do if you receive court papers (Summons and Complaint) from a creditor suing you to collect a debt. Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
  • When Should I File a Declaration of Exempt Income and Assets?

    Use this packet ONLY if you are sure that your income and assets cannot be garnished. Use this packet with the Answering a Lawsuit for Debt Collection - Interactive Forms, Debtors' Rights in a Lawsuit and How to Answer a Lawsuit for Debt Collection publications. #0206EN Read More

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