Bellingham Bankruptcy Lawyer

Bankruptcy is a legal process provided by federal law that gives those who are experiencing financial difficulties an opportunity for a fresh start. The bankruptcy laws are dynamic and have evolved through interpretation by the courts and occasional legislative changes.

Although filing for bankruptcy can seem like a confusing and overwhelming process you should not be intimidated. The Bellingham, Washington, Law Offices of Steven C. Hathaway are here for you. Over the years, my staff and I have helped countless clients find financial freedom and move on with their lives. No one should have to face the pain and embarrassment of being hopelessly in debt. Take a stand against debt and contact me now. I have the experience and expertise necessary to resolve your financial issues in a quick, professional and efficient manner. If you want to stop the IRS, lawsuits, collection calls, foreclosure, garnishments, liens, levies and other debt collection efforts, I have the skill and ability to assist you in getting a clean slate and secure financial future through bankruptcy and other debt resolution alternatives.

Get Assistance From an Experienced Whatcom County Debt Relief Attorney

In today's legal environment, matching one's needs with the correct law firm is crucial to the successful resolution of legal issues. At my firm, I provide clients with the personalized assistance they need to successfully navigate the bankruptcy process and other debt resolution options. I am committed to addressing your concerns and I am well versed in the complexities of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Washington law, tax law, IRS collection tactics and delinquent tax resolution alternatives.

Experience and Commitment

What follows is a brief description of the type of matters I successfully handle. I have made a solid commitment to these areas of the law so that I can assure you of the best possible legal representation. I assist individuals, married couples and small businesses with:

  • Chapter 11, Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings (click here for additional information)
  • Consumer and creditor rights
  • Debt consolidation
  • Collection and wage garnishment defense
  • Foreclosure defense (click here for additional information)
  • Forfeiture and repossession defense
  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Tax Debt (click here for additional information)
  • The bankruptcy means test (click here for additional information)
  • Loan workouts
  • Asset protection strategies
  • IRS liens, garnishments and levies
  • IRS offers in compromise
  • IRS collection due process and collection appeals

Helping You Avoid Foreclosure

At my law firm, I understand that sometimes bad things happen to good people. A job loss, medical emergency or other financial stressor can leave you unable to pay your mortgage, which can lead to foreclosure. Before you resign yourself to losing your home, it is important to speak with a Bellingham bankruptcy attorney who can help you understand your options.

I offer solutions that are tailored to the needs of you and your family. If saving your house is your number one priority, I make it mine. My firm will work with you to determine the best course of action, including Chapter 13 bankruptcy, loan modification requests and foreclosure mediation.

Contact a Bankruptcy Lawyer

If you need compassionate, experienced and effective representation, contact an attorney with my firm at 360-676-0529. We offer free initial consultations.