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New York State Foreclosure | Foreclosure Mill Gets Its Due

Foreclosure is always ugly business, but public complaints from homeowners alleging sloppy research, unethical filings, and outright lies, have made law firms that specialize in foreclosure especially villainous in the public eye. While many foreclosure firms may conduct their work with the honesty and diligence that is expected when practicing law, there are some that are less than, well,    .. more …

New York State Foreclosure | Suit Targets Lenders’ Firm Over Foreclosure Filing Requirements

A putative class action is targeting one of New York state’s most ubiquitous firms representing lenders in foreclosure actions, claiming the firm’s alleged failure to file particular court papersis depriving homeowners of the chance to participate in mortgage modification conferences.In a lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York, MFY Legal Services claims that Steven J. Baum P.C., an    .. more …

New York State Foreclosure | New York To Pass The First Filing Certification For Foreclosure

Out of the darkness of the foreclosure mess, rises the first requirement to certify foreclosure paperwork from the lender’s counsel. Attorneys representing the lender are now going to be required to file an affirmation with the New York courts certifying they have reviewed and verified the accuracy of the documents. This new ruling comes after the fallout of the “robo-signing” that came apparent    .. more …