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Post Emergence COVID-19 As previously written, the pandemic of COVID-19 has now reached the unprecedented levels that many feared. While we as a nation will move on and get past this, it doesn’t make the current climate any less stressful or full of legal mine fields. There are moratoriums regarding federally backed loans as to...

NewsCOVID-19 Notice

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Notice COVID-19 is a near unprecedented epidemic when it comes to the legal world and foreclosures and evictions. While there have been mini moratoriums and stopping of foreclosures and evictions in many places, it is not uniform in all counties. Additionally, the case itself is not stopped, only the ability to get a judgment...

General Options To Resolve Case You have just been served with a foreclosure lawsuit from the sheriff, what do you do now? You may feel overwhelmed and don’t know what to do. You are already in a financial hardship right now due to a loss of job or medical issues or just something that you...

NewsCFPB vs. Ocwen

November 6, 2019

CFPB vs. Ocwen Did you or someone you know ever have a mortgage serviced by Ocwen? The CFPB vs. Ocwen.  On April 20th, 2017 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed suit against Ocwen Financial Corporation, Ocwen Mortgage Servicing, INC., and Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC. In it’s complaint under Sections 1054 and 1055 of the...

Senior Citizens Financially Abused by Reverse Mortgage Companies There is a growing number of Home Owners , states attorney generals and the AARP (See Case#2:18-cv-07299) pursuing legal actions against Reverse Mortgage Lenders and Servicers.  Some examples would be class action lawsuits as well as a long list of individual civil suits filed against the reverse...

Charged a fee just because you paid your mortgage online or over the phone? Many homeowners may be familiar with being charged a “convenience fee” for making their mortgage payments over the phone or online. These pay-to-pay fees or processing fees are almost always unlawful. Other well-known names for these online payment fees are: Speed-pay...

Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Phone calls from unwanted companies can be a real pain; however some of them may provide you with grounds for legal action. There are certain unauthorized or unwanted calls that are basic violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). If you understand the difference between calls that do and...

Foreclosure Defense Attorneys. What can they do for me? If you’re in foreclosure, you may have considered hiring an attorney to help you avoid foreclosure and/or get a loan modification.  You may be asking yourself, “What specifically does an attorney do that can help me keep my home?”  Most people know that their mortgage issues...

NewsTRACED Act

April 1, 2019

UPDATE: December 11th, 2019 – A recent vote passed in the House of Representatives with a nearly unanimous vote of 417 to 3. The TRACED Act is anticipated to be passed by the Senate in the coming weeks. President Trump could sign it into law before Christmas 2019. In 2019, if you ask 10 people...

Foreclosure activity is down nationwide from a year ago, but certain local housing markets tell a different story. Overall, there were 66,401 properties with foreclosure filings in October, a jump of 21% from the previous month’s all-time low, but still a 4% decrease from the same period last year, according to Attom Data Solutions. Despite...

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