Collection Coverage – Seattle

Burt and Associates is a Collection Agency that specializes in Commercial Collections with coverage for Washington.

Collection Agency in Washington  Seattle | Spokane | Tacoma | Vancouver

How to get Started:

Contact us to speak with a New Account Information Representative.   We will discuss your overdue accounts in detail. After thorough debtor investigation, we will tell you which accounts show promise of collecting (there may be conditions, such as bankruptcy, which have voided the debt).  We will also suggest which accounts may be better handled in house.

Contact Burt & Associates

Burt and Associates
Burt & Associates a national Business-Debt Collections Agency with full collection coverage for Seattle area
1014 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA
98104
US
Phone: (206) 971-1843

 

  1. Toll free: 1-877-740-7839
  2. Fill out our Contact Form on line
  3. For a Free Quote, fill our Get Quote Form on line

With the improving economy, Burt and Associates may be able to help collect debts which were previously uncollectable.  Some debtors are in a better financial position than they have been in years – all the more reason for you to collect the money owed you.

Collection Laws

We hope that this information on Seattle Collection Agencies assists you. The following is a summary of the Washington Collection Laws. The information here may not be 100% accurate and should not to be construed as legal advise.

    • Seattle Collection Laws Interest RateLegal: 12%Judgment: 12%

 

    • Seattle Collection Laws Statute Of Limitations(Years)Open account
      : 3Written Contract: 6Domestic Judgment: 10Foreign Judgment: 10
    • Seattle Collection Laws Bad Check Laws(NSF) (Civil Penalty)Lesser of check amount or 12% interest, collection costs up to $40. If taken to court, reasonable attorney’s fees, 3 x value, or up to $300. Now have 6 years to enforce a bad check
    • Seattle Collection Laws General Garnishment ExemptionsGreater of 75% or $64 wk. (40 x state minimum hourly wage)

Debt Collection News


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  • Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don't Owe. One Victim Fought Back, With a Vengeance - Bloomberg

    December 6, 2017

    Bloomberg

    Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don't Owe. One Victim Fought Back, With a Vengeance
    Bloomberg
    For a time, Therrien focused on Buffalo, one of the poorest cities in the U.S. and a hub for the collections industry—home to agencies that work the oldest, cheapest paper. Debt collector is a more common job there than bartender or construction ...

  • SCAM ALERT: Debt collector scam hits residents in the east - WITN

    December 8, 2017

    WITN

    SCAM ALERT: Debt collector scam hits residents in the east
    WITN
    The Federal Trade Commission says phone scammers are on the prowl this time of year, posing as businesses or officials to try and rob you of your money. Scammers will often pretend to be with a debt collection agency, telling you that you owe hundreds ...

  • Scam Debt Collectors Finally Picked the Wrong Target - Newser

    December 7, 2017

    Newser

    Scam Debt Collectors Finally Picked the Wrong Target
    Newser
    (Newser) – It was the rape threat that did it. Rhode Island salesman Andrew Therrien got a call from a debt collector in 2015 claiming he owed $700 on a payday loan. The 33-year-old was certain he didn't owe anything and thought he was being scammed ...

  • Why States Should Have Primary Oversight of Attorney's Activities in Debt-Collection Litigation - insideARM.com

    December 14, 2017

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    Why States Should Have Primary Oversight of Attorney's Activities in Debt-Collection Litigation
    insideARM.com
    Since its enactment in 1977, there has been great controversy over whether the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”)[1] does and should apply to attorneys' conduct in debt-collection litigation, most of which occurs in state court. Although the ...