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Lee Berlik Says "Enjoin that Wrongful Foreclosure Before It Is Too Late"
Posted on 26 May 2010 by Lee Berlik

Those considering retaining a Virginia law firm to help stave off a wrongful foreclosure should keep this useful fact in mind: your lawyer's job will be a lot easier if you take legal action before the bank forecloses on your property. Seek legal... Read More

$25B Settlement Agreement Reached With 5 National Banks Over Foreclosure Practices
Posted on 9 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Feb. 9 that the federal government, attorneys general from 49 states and five national banks have reached a $25 billion settlement to resolve issues stemming from the lenders'... Read More

Does the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) Apply to Real Estate Foreclosure Actions?
Posted on 26 Jul 2010 by Michael D. Leffel and Noel W. Spencer

The pace of home foreclosures in recent years has focused attention on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and its application to those seeking to collect security through foreclosures. Courts are split over whether the requirements apply when... Read More