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Jeffrey L Smoot

Jeffrey Smoot’s Legal Guides

2 total

  • Garnishment Process in Washington

    Issuance of a Writ of Garnishment Once you have a judgment, and after the applicable stay of execution has passed (10 days in superior court, 30 days in district court), you can start the process. Th

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  • Privacy Laws Affecting Debt Collection in Washington

    Debt Collectors Must Have a Permissible Purpose to Obtain a Consumer Credit Report The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. 1681b, and its state counterpart, RCW 19.182.020, list the permissib

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