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Bankruptcy vs. Debt Consolidation/Settlement

Bankruptcy vs. Debt Consolidation/Settlement

The late night commercials and online ads promoting debt consolidation and debt settlement sound like a great option when you are sinking ever deeper into credit card debt. The ads play on most people’s desire to pay back their debts. The reality is that these...

New FTC Rule Ends Most Non-Compete Agreements

New FTC Rule Ends Most Non-Compete Agreements

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published a much-awaited new final rule on May 7, 2024, that effectively bans most non-compete agreements, of which one in five Americans are estimated to be subject. A common misconception that non-competes are mostly applicable...

6 Reasons to Review Your Estate Plan in Washington

6 Reasons to Review Your Estate Plan in Washington

The Importance of Regular Estate Plan ReviewsLife is dynamic, marked by significant events and changes that can impact your family structure, financial situation, and overall priorities. Whether you're navigating the joys of parenthood, overcoming the challenges of...

Can You File Bankruptcy on a Divorce Settlement?

Can You File Bankruptcy on a Divorce Settlement?

Prior to the conclusion of a divorce, the spouses often enter into an agreement that divides their assets, determines which party will pay certain debts, and may direct that one spouse pay the other a monthly payment for support. This agreement is called a marital...

Common Questions About Washington Bankruptcy Law 

Common Questions About Washington Bankruptcy Law 

What is bankruptcy?Bankruptcy allows people and businesses, who are unable or partially unable to pay outstanding debts, to rid themselves of these debts and obtain a fresh start. Bankruptcy gives debtors a “fresh start” by wiping out debts that can be discharged,...