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HSBC Loses at Summary Judgment In Broward County, Florida

HSBC’s Motion for Summary Judgment and allows homeowner Socorro Hernandez to continue to defend the foreclosure filed against her.

Florida Fair Lending Act

The Florida Fair Lending Act, Chapter 494, Florida Statutes, prohibits predatory tactics on high cost home loans

Drafting Workout Agreements

Workout agreements have to address a number of bankruptcy and foreclosure issues, as well as transactional ones. Many workout agreements don't address all of the consequences of what liabilities and procedures apply if the workout fails.

Unique Aspects of LLC's and their Members in Bankrutpcy

LLC's are treated more like corporations in bankruptcy, but not entirely so. Charging liens and other types of collection vehicles affect LLC's and their members differently,

Title Problems that Only a Bankruptcy Court Can Solve

Only the unique powers of a bankruptcy court can solve some title problems.


There are several options a person facing foreclosure might take. It mostly depends on what the person wants.

New Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) Guidelines and Qualification

If you are employed with income coming in monthly indefinitely you may be eligible for a Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).

Receivership in Commercial Foreclosure in Illinois

There is a strong presumption in favor of the mortgagee seeking to appoint a receiver in commercial foreclosure cases. The mortgagor's burden of demonstrating "good cause" as to why a receiver should not be appointed is rather difficult to overcome.

My Bankruptcy Lawyer Said All My Debts Were Discharged, So Why Is The Mortgage Company Trying To Foreclose On My Home?

Although a Chapter 7 discharge gives you a financial fresh start by wiping away your mortgage debt, it does not eliminate the lender's security interest in your home.

Is Bankruptcy Really the Key to Stopping Foreclosure?

Contrary to popular belief, bankruptcy is not the key to stopping foreclosure for good. One should consult with an actual foreclosure lawyer to investigate whether mortgage fraud occurred, whether the homeowner is entitled to a loan modification, etc.

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