June 19, 2022 – Beware of Homeowner Benefit Agreements!

Good Evening! Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! This week, I will focus on “homeowner benefit agreements” and the potential consequences of signing these agreements. I had never even heard of a “homeowner benefit agreement” until just the other day...

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 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...

October 9, 2021 – The Practical Challenges of Perfecting An Appeal of A Foreclosure Judgment

One question I get a lot in our law practice is “If I lose the foreclosure case and I appeal, is the foreclosure sale automatically cancelled?” Pursuing an appeal after suffering a foreclosure judgment can be challenging and complicated. The main reason is the...