Prior Litigation May Bar an FDCPA violation – Res Judicata

I answered a comment earlier about suing for the FDCPA while you are in state or local court. When I answered I was not at home and couldn't remember the term [...]

Recording phone calls from collectors

Many times a collector will call you and break the law. I wanted to share with you my methods of recording phone calls. The first issue to consider is that [...]

How to Ask a Question – New Phone Number

If you have questions for me, I will do my best to answer them. The best way is to call me and leave a message. My phone number is 206-426-5079. Call [...]

Pro Se with out Money? Go IN FORMA PAUPERIS….

Filing fees for federal lawsuits are $350. If you are going to file a few lawsuits, this will really add up quickly. If you truly can not afford to file your [...]

When Good Lawsuits Go Bad…. The "Astericks Lawsuit"

Hello All! Please don't consider any of the following to be discouraging. Instead, read the post and learn from my mistakes. My mistakes make US better! I [...]

Advanced Topic – Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68

A few days ago I was approached with a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 (hereinafter “Rule 68”) offer of settlement. The defendants in the case had filed [...]