February 6, 2020
Judge Rodriguez holds servicer and lender liable under Rule 3002.1 and the FDCPA for making a claim for unpaid real estate taxes that had been paid.
January 15, 2020
A later First Circuit BAP panel should follow BAP authority unless the prior opinion seems “dead wrong.”
December 30, 2019
Appeals court upholds finding that the mortgage securities market in 2007 was declining, not dysfunctional.
December 9, 2019
New York intermediate appellate courts are split on critical questions about the ‘start date’ for the statute of limitations on mortgage foreclosure.
December 6, 2019
Despite atrocious mortgage servicing, the circuit court cut a jury’s $3 million award of punitive damages to $582,000.
November 27, 2019
Chapter 13 forces judges to micromanage the lives of debtors.
November 7, 2019
Courts disagree on lien stripping by one owner of entireties property and jointly owned property.
November 1, 2019
Ninth Circuit BAP says that payment of a secured claim in full automatically terminates the underlying lien, even if the plan doesn’t say so explicitly.
October 3, 2019
Georgia judge focuses on ‘good faith’ to decide whether a chapter 13 debtor should lose a discharge after missing direct mortgage payments.
October 1, 2019
Lawyer was sanctioned under Rule 9011 for filing a petition when the lawyer should have known that title had already passed in a foreclosure sale.