When Should I Update My Will?

A List of Reasons to Review and Update Your Will   Once they make a will, many people will put it in a safe deposit box or leave a copy with their attorney, and forget about it. However, there are many reasons to review and […]

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6 Reasons Short Sales Fail

A short sale occurs when a lien holder or mortgage company agrees to accept less than what is owed on a home in order for the home to sell. Lenders are not in the business of accepting less than they are owed, and their business […]

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5 Steps to Take After Declaring Bankruptcy

About 1 million Americans filed for bankruptcy in 2013. If you were one of them, you’ve likely heard that bankruptcy will stay on your credit reports for 10 years. You might be assuming your life is over — at least financially — for the next decade, but you’d […]

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What Are the Risks of a Short Sale?

Short selling property has many benefits, but is not for everyone and there are many pitfalls that you may not be aware of.  The benefits of a short sale if properly negotiated is release from personal liability and liability from the real property, eliminate future […]

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What Creditors Can Be Discharged in a Bankruptcy

Most if not all creditors are subject to the bankruptcy discharge, even taxes. The non-exclusive list: credit cards, certain taxes, medical debts, personal injury debts, some tort claims, delinquent utilities, some home owners dues, mortgages, personal lines of credit, business debts, some student loans etc. […]

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Recovering From Bankruptcy

Great article from US News & World Report with helpful tips for getting back on your feet after bankruptcy.  If you’re in need of help with filing for bankruptcy, contact our team at Integrity Law Group, PLLC for a free consultation. A Roadmap Out of Bankruptcy To […]

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Should I File for Bankruptcy?

How to Determine Whether a Person Should File for Bankruptcy The general rule of thumb is anyone can qualify for a bankruptcy, but is it in a person’s best interest to file? The answer is not simple. There are three major types of bankruptcies that […]

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WASHINGTON FORECLOSURE FAIRNESS ACT

Washington State Department of Financial Institutions in conjunction with Washington State Housing Finance Commission and Washington Department of Commerce has developed a website to provide Washington homeowners with information regarding their ownership rights and their rights under foreclosure.  http://www.homeownership.wa.gov/ Effective July 22, 2011, Washington State has made […]

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