Q: Foreclosure issues - I am looking for a lawyer who will look at my case regarding foreclosure with Rushmore.
Hello - last year my loan was sold to Rushmore Loan Management and I tried to do a modification with them. What followed was a disaster and finally I had to sell my home for less than its value after they waited 6 months and refused to take any money while they made their decision. They decided no and then applied fees which made it impossible for me to catch up. Much more happened during this time. Who would I speak to about finding out if I have a legitimate case to sue.
A: Your situation is very complex and unfortunately all too common. Whether or not you have a viable lawsuit would require an in person consultation and a document review, which would be more than what attorneys would normally offer in a free consultation. If you actually have a viable case, an attorney, ethically cannot take such a case on a contingency fee basis, nor would it be a flat fee case, but rather at an hourly rate. Whether or not you would be able to recover your legal fees is questionable.
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