In Washington state, can a contractor force the sale of my house based on a contractor’s lien?


I have been threatened by a lawyer that if a bill for roofing is not paid immediately they will ask a judge to have the sheriff sell my house to satisfy the lien. I have been told that this is a lie and that they cannot get a court to do this, that the contractor must wait until the house is sold. I was also told that if I offer a payment plan the court will not force a sale.

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