January 9, 2022 – “But judge, if I could just explain!” Avoiding Common Traps of Representing Yourself in Court

Good Afternoon! I hope this newsletter finds you doing well. For this week’s newsletter, I want to offer a few useful tips in case you ever find yourself in a lawsuit but cannot afford legal counsel. I cannot tell you how many times I have been in court, waiting...

November 25, 2021 – Is Your Mortgage Company Ignoring Your Loan Modification Paperwork?

Oftentimes when a homeowner is applying for a loan modification, the mortgage company (especially the big mortgage servicers) will lose the homeowner’s loan modification paperwork and will ask for the same documents over and over again. This can be a very frustrating...

October 26, 2021 – Using Requests for Admission in Your Foreclosure Case

If you have been sued for mortgage foreclosure, don’t forget the importance of Requests for Admission. Under Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.370, you can send Requests for Admission to the lender’s attorney, demanding that the lender make certain admissions. For...

October 10, 2021 – Does The Bank Really Have Legal Standing to Foreclose on My Loan Modification?

When a bank or mortgage company is trying to foreclose on a note that has been sold numerous times, their most common strategy is to add an endorsement on the note called an “endorsement in blank.” For example, let’s say Bank ABC is your original lender and your loan...