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Blog Posts in December, 2017

Consumer Protection Provision Struck Down

At Loan Lawyers we pay close attention to all changes to the law in the area of consumer protection, not only the good. You may have read the blog entry we wrote for March of this year about how the ...
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Escrow

I’ve had a couple of clients recently who had similar stories that I wanted to share. They both took out a mortgage to finance purchasing their home. The loans were originally escrowed, meaning ...
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Enforcing Settlement

You might not have guessed it, but litigating a lawsuit involves a balance between knowing when to fight and knowing when to strike a deal. If you fight over every minor issue, you might gain some ...
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Save Your Home with Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

If you are facing foreclosure and feel that you are coming to the end of the road, do not lose hope –bankruptcy may help. Chapter 13 bankruptcy was designed to help homeowners catch up on ...
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Follow-up to the 2nd Circuit Holding on Contract Law Precluding Consumer from Revoking Consent under TCPA

Following up on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit holding, which stated that black letter contract law does not allow a party to revoke consent under the TCPA without the ...
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Avoidance of Judgment Liens in Bankruptcy

Are you trying to sell or refinance your home and are encountering title issues due to a judicial lien? This is not uncommon, unfortunately. Approximately 800,000 people filed for bankruptcy relief in ...
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Fresh Start and Restoring Credit after Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

There are many events in life that may lead to financial distress, including but not limited to divorce, medical expenses, investments gone sour, and job loss. Sometimes trying to get out of debt on ...
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No Right to Reinstate Once Mortgage Loan Matures

In a mortgage foreclosure context, you may have heard someone mention the term “reinstatement.” Typically, when a mortgage loan account goes into default due to the borrower falling behind ...
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Third-Party Purchasers at HOA Foreclosure Auctions Beware

Sometimes property buyers acquire title to real estate, not through a conventional purchase and sale transaction, but at a homeowners association or condominium association (hereinafter, ...
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