Deficiency Judgment in Short Sale, WA State

Homeowners 2nd lienholder is slapping a D.J. for remaining balance and will not do a 1099 instead. What are my options so this is not following me around for years?

Asked on July 6, 2009 under Real Estate Law, Washington

Answers:

B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

You're either going to have to pay off the deficiency judgment or declare bankruptcy.  I can't see any other choices.

You haven't supplied any of the detailed facts of your situation.  It's possible that an attorney might find something useful, in a full review of the case.


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