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Kevin L. served his country honorably for 22 years in the U.S. Army, including tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. After 22 years, Kevin retired at the rank of technical sergeant, and despite suffering combat-related injuries that left him fully disabled with PTSD, Kevin looked forward to his new life as a civilian.

Unfortunately, fate intervened. Kevin was involved in a significant auto accident after his honorable discharge. Kevin suffered a significant head injury that required brain surgery. Debts quickly piled up afterward. Even worse, Kevin’s partner left him after she added even more debt to his already heavy load.

Fortunately, Kevin came to the Sterbick firm for help this Spring. Kevin’s debts included his home and a truck, among others, and he had fallen behind in his payments.

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Filing a Lower Cost “Chapter 5” Bankruptcy Case Could Save Your Business Why did it take so long for Congress to pass a law providing a “better way” to reorganize financially troubled small businesses? The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (SBRA) created a new Subchapter V of Chapter 11, which enables small businesses to…

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With the exception of a home mortgage, if you cannot pay your debts off completely within the next three years, you may consider filing for bankruptcy in order to protect your income and assets. If you file for bankruptcy, you may free up income so that you can begin to pay off your mortgage, save…

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or State of Washington tax problems cannot be wished away, and do not just disappear! It is common for people in this situation to just ignore the IRS letters they receive, and hope their IRS or State tax problems will just go away on their own. The fact is that they only worsen,…

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