News & Announcements: January, 2019

02/21/2019

on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Two Union Square, Suites 5121 / 5122, 601 Union Street, Seattle, Washington.  The general topic is "Getting a Plan Confirmed," but questions and interaction are encouraged.  Space is limited,...

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...