Las Vegas, NV asked in Consumer Law, Foreclosure and Real Estate Law for California

Q: Can an HECM mortgage company legally lock us out of my deceased mother’s home that we occupy before foreclosure is done

No will, trust, or probate. Title held in both parents names. Both deceased. Last one on 9/20/22. Email from HUD services states we need to leave and they may lock us out at any time. Need time to empty the home. Home is not worth the mortgage balance. Ok with foreclosure as long as we have some time to remove her things. We are in California.

1 Lawyer Answer
Leon Bayer
Leon Bayer
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: yOU WILL DO YOURSELF A BIG FAVOR BY SEEING AN ATTORNEY IMMEDIATELY with (sorry about the caps) all the relevant papers. Frankly, it sounds like there have already been foreclosure and eviction proceedings.

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