Real Estate Financing (LexisNexis Matthew Bender) now includes a new chapter, Chapter 5B, on Foreclosure Rescue Scam Litigation. New Chapter 5B, Foreclosure Rescue Scam Litigation, written by Melissa A. Huelsman, Esq., explores litigation strategies for those representing homeowners who have been victimized by foreclosure rescue scams (or equity skimming). In § 5B.01, Ms. Huelsman describes in detail the tactics of the foreclosure rescue scam artists in her discussion of the Anatomy of a Foreclosure Rescue Scam. In §§ 5B.02 and 5B.03, Ms. Huelsman explores equitable and common law as well as state and federal statutory bases of relief. In her discussion of Representing Victims of Foreclosure Rescue Scams in § 5B.04, she sets out advice relating to:
• Preliminary information gathering and decision-making. • Identifying the parties involved.• Choosing which court to file the action in. • Discovery.
Ms. Huelsman provides valuable examples throughout the chapter and a detailed checklist of required evidence in § 5B.05. To view an excerpt from Melissa A. Huelsman’s new chapter on Foreclosure Rescue Scam Litigation, click here.