§ 61.12.010 Encumbrances shall be by deed
§ 61.12.020 Mortgage–Form–Contents–Effect
§ 61.12.030 Removal of property from mortgaged premises–Penalty
§ 61.12.040 Foreclosure–Venue
§ 61.12.050 When remedy confined to mortgaged property
§ 61.12.060 Judgment–Order of sale–Satisfaction–Upset price
§ 61.12.061 Exception as to mortgages held by the United States
§ 61.12.070 Decree to direct deficiency–Waiver in complaint
§ 61.12.080 Deficiency judgment–How enforced
§ 61.12.090 Execution on decree–Procedure
§ 61.12.093 Abandoned improved real estate–Purchaser takes free of redemption rights
§ 61.12.094 Abandoned improved real estate–Deficiency judgment precluded–Complaint, requisites, service
§ 61.12.095 Abandoned improved real estate–Not applicable to property used primarily for agricultural purposes
§ 61.12.100 Levy for deficiency under same execution
§ 61.12.110 Notice of sale on deficiency
§ 61.12.120 Concurrent actions prohibited
§ 61.12.130 Payment of sums due–Stay of proceedings
§ 61.12.140 Sale in parcels to pay installments due
§ 61.12.150 Sale of whole property–Disposition of proceeds
§ 61.12.170 Recording
§ 61.12.180 Foreclosure of reverse residential mortgage–Notice

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 61.12 - Foreclosure of real estate mortgages and personal property liens

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.