Monthly Archives: December 2013


Last summer in a decision, which I think shows a lack of compassion and understanding, Justice Fairhurst of the Washington Supreme Court, along with other justices, ordered the disbarment of Rosaura Del Carmen Rodriguez.  Ms. Rodriguez, a young and inexperienced … Continue reading

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Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison

Executive Benefits Insurance Agency v. Arkison  — This important 9th Circuit bankruptcy adversary proceeding case will be heard by the Supreme Court on January 14, 2013.  Details about the case on Petition for Writ of Certiorari may be found a … Continue reading

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Civil Appeals in Washington

A good article about the Washington Civil Appeal process is one published by David Corbett, a Seattle attorney. Questions and Answers about Civil Appeals in the Washington State Court of Appeals. It can be obtained here.

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What Must Be Done to Stop Non-Judicial Foreclosure — Preserving Defenses

In Plein v. Lackey, 149 Wn.2d 214, 229, 67 P.3d 1061 (2003), the Washington Supreme Court held that failure to obtain a preliminary injunction or restraining order barring a nonjudicial foreclosure sale waived defenses to the sale. The court stated … Continue reading

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Un-registered Contractor — Law Suit, Lien Foreclosure

Every now and then a person will ask me if an un-registered contractor who has provided services to them can file suit or enforce a lien.  The answer is no.  No registration, no right to sue or enforce a lien.  Here is … Continue reading

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