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What are self-help debt remedies, and what comes after them?

If you purchase something using a store credit card or receive services that you don't pay for, then it's likely that the Washington company that you did business with will call you or send you invoices in the mail to try to get you to pay up. If you don't bring your account current, then your creditor will likely turn your account over to a collection agency to try to collect what you owe. These are both examples of self-help remedies that creditors pursue.

How am I protected from creditor harassment?

Being in debt can be an extremely stressful position to be in, and for many, it can lead to a vicious cycle. This vicious cycle is perpetuated by fines and interest that is accumulated over time. Many debtors also experience harassment from creditors, which can make it even harder to deal with the situation that they are in.

What actions can creditors take against me?

If you are struggling to manage your unpaid debts, you likely feel stressed every time you open your mailbox and every time you get a call. Owing money to creditors can be a terrible feeling because you can feel tremendous guilt and anxiety, but you also probably feel powerless to do anything about it.

What to do when your debtor files for bankruptcy

If you are owed payment by a client, it is likely that your cash flow has suffered as a result of this. Depending on the amount owed, this could be a very stressful situation, and it can be made even worse if you learn that the debtor has filed for bankruptcy.

Common questions about wage garnishment

If you have been avoiding paying certain debts in the state of Washington, you may be concerned about becoming subject to wage garnishment provisions. Many people have misconceptions about wage garnishment, and as a result, they imagine that they will be left without any salary at all, even after they have completed honest work.

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