HAMP Does Not Preempt Woman's Breach Of Contract Claim, Judge Rules

PORT HURON, Mich. - The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) does not preempt a Michigan woman's state law breach of contract claim because her allegations are based on Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc.'s alleged breach of a trial period plan (TPP) rather than a violation of the statute itself, a federal judge ruled March 14 in denying in part the defendants' motion for summary judgment (Patricia Bolone v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc., et al., No. 11-10663, E.D. Mich.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 34272).

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