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Does a payment made toward a credit card debt affect the statute of limitations in Washington?
Washington state law RCW 4.16.270 provides that when any payment of principal or interest has been made upon an existing contract or other evidence of indebtedness, if made after it became due, the statute of limitations clock will
Civil Rules Relevant to Collection Lawsuits
In Washington, the rules of civil procedure for superior and district courts differ as to how a lawsuit is actually started, and this difference is the cause for a lot of confusion for consumers, volunteer legal aid clinics and lawyers lacking a solid understanding of the rules of civil procedure. As a result, I frequently receive phone calls and email inquiries from Washington consumers concerning default judgments that were entered against them. A default judgment can (and likely will) occur when the complaint is not answered within the time required by the civil rules.
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The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
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The Fair Credit Reporting Act
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