TNT: 1,000 seek relief from Pierce County court debt

"Perhaps most cheerful were the defendants, who arrived en masse to have thousands of dollars in discretionary fees waived as part of the county’s first Legal Financial Obligation Reconsideration Day.

'This is a chance for you to get a brand new start,' Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu told 41-year-old Thrett Brown as she signed paperwork that brought his fees from $3,000 to $500.

'Like I won the lottery,' Brown said. His was one of the first cases of the day."

Read more of this story by Alexis Krell at The News Tribune.

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