I was asked into the judges chambers where a settlement agreement was to occur. However, I and my attorney did not agree with the settlement. An order did go through that we needed to comply with etc. I am now appealing because coercion occurred in the judges chambers. I requested all transcripts... Read more »
answered on Feb 10, 2023
Discussions in chambers typically are not recorded, and that is perfectly normal and legal.
If as you say you were represented by counsel - you should direct your question to counsel who should be the best placed to answer your question and tell you if you have a cause of action for... Read more »
answered on Feb 7, 2023
It is never wise to ignore the judicial process, even if the loan has been reinstated.
I bought a home unknowingly there was an open permit pending that the contractor didn't close with the county. Now the County is requesting I close the permit and contractor doesn't have proof of them closing it out. I am unable to schedule inspections due to contractor unable to submit... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2022
You will likely need a code inspection to make sure the work was code compliant.
I purchased an abandoned foreclosure in Stark County IL on Sept 28th 2021. It was winterized by the bank in March of 2021. The door was open so I changed the locks. The roof is leaking and needs to be replaced asap. What risk is there in doing substantial work immediately?
answered on Oct 8, 2021
I'm assuming that the sale has not yet been confirmed by the Court. You have a few different risks. First, Since the sale has not been confirmed, there is a chance, albeit a small one, that the Court will not approve the sale. Second, I am not sure whether you have had any title work run on... Read more »
It's been auctioned, judge reversed the purchaser of the auction in Dec. 2020. I am now being sued for everything. I was not advised of the court date by my counsel and no one showed to represent me. My calls have not been returned. And to top that off my identity has been stolen and used. I... Read more »
Home was purchased at a foreclosure (judicial) sale in Illinois. I have a order of possession from the original foreclosure proceedings. Evictions have been postponed due to pandemic. Home has water shut off. Prior owner lives somewhere else, but still has keys. Prior owner occasionally visits... Read more »
answered on Apr 29, 2021
As a practical matter, yes. Possession has been ordered in the foreclosure. The owner does not RESIDE in the premises. It sounds like he's an occasional trespasser.
Between husband being off due to infection in hand and when he went back to work a pay cut and my hours cut we are behind on our home and now an attorney has sent us a letter about taking house
answered on Jan 3, 2021
An Illinois attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for five weeks. You could try running some searches under "legal aid attorneys" and similar and related terms. Also try searching for "pro bono legal services." Look into whether the Illinois State Bar... Read more »
answered on Nov 19, 2020
In order to receive Letters of Administration, you must first open a Probate Estate. I'm assuming that the decedent did not have a will, so you will be opening an intestate estate. You will need to provide an Affidavit of Heirship, an Oath and Bond, a Petition to Probate the Intestate Estate... Read more »
In 2013, my mother passed away leaving me as the sole heir to her estate in her will. My father has encountered mortgage trouble, and I have occupied the home alone for one year now. The current mortgage was taken out in 2005 in both of their names, and statements come addressed to her estate.... Read more »
answered on Jun 11, 2020
Based upon your question, although your mother left you her entire estate, it does not appear that estate included an interest in the home. From your description your father is in sole title to the home and therefore the sole owner. If there are issues regarding the mortgage, those must be... Read more »
answered on Dec 2, 2019
I am not sure I understand this question to be able to provide an answer. In terms of foreclosure, if there is no timely answer to the complaint, a Plaintiff may move for "default". This typically addresses the issue of whether the Plaintiff has a right to foreclose. After that, there... Read more »
I recently realized that I qualify for pro bono assistance in my foreclosure case in dupage county, il. My amended pleadings were due a few days ago, and I have court in a couple of days. I recently found out that I qualify for pro bono assistance due to low income. Can I request an extention based... Read more »
answered on Aug 5, 2019
Nothing is ever guaranteed but generally courts bend over backwards to give foreclosure defendants every opportunity to present a defense. Especially if the defendant is pro-se. So the answer is very probably you can get an extension of time to plead.
answered on Oct 26, 2018
Not much. The lender can ask for relief from the automatic stay in order to proceed, or simply wait for your discharge then proceed.
answered on Sep 1, 2018
You can always sell your home if you own title to it. The question becomes whether you can afford to satisfy your financial obligations to any creditors holding liens against the title of your home.
answered on Jan 5, 2018
Provided that you do not wish to retain whatever interest you have in the property, no. You will be defaulted and your interest foreclosed. Of course if the complaint seeks a personal deficiency against you as the mortgagor you would probably want to file an appearance and answer.
We have been renting a house with no lease, on month to month bases. My neighboor told me it's being sold. I went online and it does say house will be auctioned 13/18. I never got any notice or warning about this from my landlord or anybody. What are my rights in this situation? How long do I... Read more »
answered on Jan 1, 2018
My general advice to people in your situation is to start looking for a new place immediately. Even if a buyer at auction takes title subject to your rights as a tenant, he or she can give you notice at any time that your lease expires at the end of the calendar month following the one in which... Read more »
My grandmother passed and the family wasn't aware of the forclosure. My mother's name is also on the deed. My grandmother never took her off before she died.
answered on Dec 18, 2017
Did the grandmother put the mother's name on house after she took out the mortgage.
Been seperated 3 years and haven't lived in house that long. Ex spouse stopped paying on mortgage and I was never on the mortgage. I am permanently disabled on SSDI.
answered on Dec 10, 2017
No. Illinois law forbids liens on workers' compensation awards other than claims of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services for reimbursement of its expense in paying medical bills related to the injury and attorney fees for the attorney who handled the injured party's... Read more »
I obtained a mortgage in 2008. The property has been in my name solely since February 2014 as my ex husband signed a quit claim deed to the property. His name was never on the mortgage loan. I remarried in April 2014 and my current husband's name is not on the deed or the mortgage and never... Read more »
answered on Oct 9, 2017
No he is not liable for the underlying mortgage debt. The mortgagee has in all likelihood named him because he is an occupant. That gives him an interest in the property. Naming him and obtaining jurisdiction over him gives the foreclosure court the ability to extinguish that interest.
I gave her 1st month rent and security deposit and now she come to me telling me I have a week to move because she has some one that's going to pay her more money. She never gave me a lease but I have rent receipt . She said I have to be out by next week!! I'm a single mother with 4... Read more »
answered on Jun 10, 2017
I don't know where u live. U need to call legal services in your area. This is a landlord/tenant problem, not a criminal problem.
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