Year: 2017

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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 traction and further your case, but you also run the risk of burning some…

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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 payments and potentially keep their homes. Immediately upon filing bankruptcy, a protection referred to as…

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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 consent of the counterpart to the contact. Reyes v. Lincoln Automotive Fin. Servs., No. 16-2104 (2d…

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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 the past year, and many of these debtors filed because they had lawsuits against them for debts they…

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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 on mortgage payments, the lender oftentimes may be open to allowing the borrower to bring the loan current again by reinstating…

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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, “HOA”) lien foreclosure auction. Florida law provides that if the owner of property that is subject to an HOA fails to pay the HOA assessments…

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When you purchase a car on a loan from a bank or other creditor, you do so under an agreement that you will ensure the vehicle is protected to prevent serious losses as well as make payments with interest until the balance of the loan is paid off. However, when…