Washington Collections Questions & Answers

Q: Just trying to find out on a judgement/settlement i received,if and how to collect on it.Superior court judgement

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Collections for Washington on
Answered on Aug 20, 2018
Vincent J. Bernabei's answer
You will need to begin enforcement action, including wage and bank garnishments, seizure and sale of real and personal property, if any, owned by the debtor. If the debtor transferred property to others in an attempt to avoid the judgment debt s/he owes you, the recipient of the property may also be liable for the judgment. You should immediately contact an attorney to begin.

Q: Have make payment on the 1st . It falls on the weekend they're closed next Day now want to charge me interest ,legal?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Civil Litigation, Collections and Legal Malpractice for Washington on
Answered on Jan 6, 2017
Jeffrey Michael Haber's answer
As a general matter, due dates that fall on a weekend or holiday get pushed to the next business day. However, there is not enough information to know whether this applies to your situation. Your summary does not explain the context in which the money is owed, and whether there is an agreement that sets forth the terms of payment.

Q: A collection agency tried to coerce me into acknowledging a debt when I requested validation. Do I have any recourse?

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Consumer Law for Washington on
Answered on Sep 13, 2016
Marjorie Simmons' answer
You may benefit by reading the article on debtors' rights re collections at the Washington Law Help website:


The website also has other articles on debtors' rights.

Q: I allowed a friend to use my name to pull a car out of auto lot well he wrecked the car went missing I'm 20k in debit

1 Answer | Asked in Collections and Car Accidents for Washington on
Answered on Jul 4, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Not sure why there's no insurance but if it's 20k I suggest you contact an attorney in your area because it's certainly worth paying for a consultation if you have to when $20,000 is on the line. Letting someone use your name means usually you accept to be ....it.

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