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Bellingham And Ferndale 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 and Ferndale, Washington, Law Offices of Steven Hathaway are here for you. For over 26 years, we 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 credit and debt and contact us now. We 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 credit and debt collection efforts, we have the skill and ability to assist you in getting a clean slate and secure financial future through bankruptcy and other debt resolution alternatives.

Experienced Whatcom County Credit and Debt Relief Attorneys

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, we provide clients with the personalized assistance they need to successfully navigate the bankruptcy process and other debt resolution options. We are committed to addressing your concerns and we are 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 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy
  • Consumer and creditor rights
  • Debt consolidation
  • Collection and wage garnishment defense
  • Foreclosure defense
  • Forfeiture and repossession defense
  • Bankruptcy litigation
  • Delinquent taxes
  • Loan workouts
  • Asset protection strategies
  • Tax liens, garnishments and levies
  • Offer in compromise
  • Collection due process
  • Innocent Spouse Relief
  • Installment Plan

Stop Foreclosure

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

We offer solutions that are tailored to the needs of you and your family. If saving your house is your number one priority, we make it ours. My firm will work with you to determine the best course of action, including chapter 7, chapter 11, chapter 12 and chapter 13 bankruptcy, loan modification, foreclosure mediation and other workout options.

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.