Consumer Practice

Helpful Links

Information to help you value your automobile can be found at http://www.kbb.com
Information to help you determine the value of your real property can be found at the Estimate the Value of Your Home page.

The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington maintains a very helpful web site at http://www.wawb.uscourts.gov. The site includes the Judges’ hearing calendars and the 341 calendars, as well as contact information for the Chapter 7 trustees. The local rules are reprinted on the site, as well as other significant information.

The Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington web site is found at http://www.waeb.uscourts.gov.

The United States Trustee for Region 18 site includes links to each office in the region. The Seattle page has a Library that includes several pages of useful information and forms. The site is found at http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/r18/s_home.htm.

The entire Bankruptcy Code and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure can be found at http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/bankruptcy.html.

The Chapter 13 trustee for Seattle is K. Michael Fitzgerald. His website is located at http://www.seattlech13.com/index.php.

The Chapter 13 trustee for Tacoma is David Howe. His website is located at http://www.13network.com/trustees/tac/tachome.asp.

Other information about bankruptcy, including additional links, can be found at http://www.abiworld.org.

Information about CENTS, Consumer Education and Training, offering Money Management classes and other financial literacy programs, can be found at http://www.centsprogram.com/index.html.

The King County Bar Association is a volunteer bar association, whose mission includes the goal to make available legal services for all persons, without regard to the financial ability of the client or the popularity of the position to be advanced. One service offered is the weekly free Debt Clinic. Contact information for the Debt Clinic can be found on the page for the Neighborhood Legal Clinics. The KCBA web site can be found at http://www.kcba.org.

Helpful facts about consumer credit card debt and bankruptcy can be found here: http://www.resolvelegal.com/Credit_Card_Debt_Bankruptcy.