The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington is a federal court serving the area west of the Cascade Mountains from Oregon to the Canadian border. The district has courthouses in Seattle and Tacoma.


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For Seattle cases:
     General Information: 206-370-5200
     or ECFHelp_Seattle@wawb.uscourts.gov

For Tacoma cases:
     General Information: 253-882-3900
     or ECFHelp_Tacoma@wawb.uscourts.gov

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News & Announcements

Fri, 02/02/2018
The Federal Bar and NW Consumer Law Center operate a free bankruptcy clinic for unrepresented debtors.  The clinic is held from
Fri, 12/08/2017
Enhancements to CM/ECF and related technology have made it possible to post digital audio recordings on the case docket.
Tue, 11/21/2017
Reminder: Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the local rules of bankruptcy procedure for the Western District of Washingto
Mon, 11/13/2017
At recent bench bar meetings in Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, Judge Dore and the Chapter 13 Trustees discussed practice tips and pitfalls for work