11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A)

Section 523(a)(2)(A) excepts from discharge any debt “for money … to the extent obtained by … false pretenses, a false representation, or actual fraud, other than a statement respecting the… Read more »

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Compulsory Counterclaims

You may have read our prior blog urging you to respond in writing if you receive a summons and complaint (see prior post here). But what should you consider in… Read more »

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How Much, How Many

The amount in controversy requirement for Federal diversity jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a) is not infrequently met by aggregating interrelated claims against a single defendant. However, aggregation of claims… Read more »

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Apple iPhone Slowdown

Did Apple Inc. (“Apple”) violate the Washington State Consumer Protection Act (CPA) by deliberately slowing down iPhones? It was often speculated that Apple slowed down old iPhones in order to… Read more »

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If you are facing foreclosure, help may be available through the Foreclosure Fairness program. This program provides counseling, foreclosure mediation, and civil legal aid if the homeowner qualifies. You can… Read more »

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