News & Announcements: January, 2019

03/19/2019

Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2019, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms which contain adjusted dollar amounts, the Instructions for...

01/30/2019

In anticipation of the implementation of NextGen CM/ECF, the Court has entered General Order 2019-2, adopting amended Electronic Filing Procedures. The amended Electronic Filing Procedures...

01/23/2019

In cases filed after January 31, 2019, attorneys representing debtors in chapter 13 cases may be awarded fees of up to $4,000 (the "presumptive fee") without the need to first file a written fee application.  The Court has signed...

01/03/2019

A series of bench/bar events was held in early 2019. Topics included recent developments in Washington state homestead law (and bankruptcy implications), a summary of recent developments in commercial law, and an overview of changes related to...