Unpaid property tax -homeowner became aware of issue in 2019 and began paying taxes since, arrears amount needed to be paid in full - due to Covid and the death of a Trustee, money to pay has been held up in the Trust. Lien holder, township and lawyers for the defendants were aware of situation... Read more »
Realistically to provide you with meaningful advice and determine what your options are more information and an in person consultation will be necessary. I am not a legal malpractice attorney, so I cannot comment in that area of the law. However, my practice includes, but is not limited to mortgage...Read more »
My Mortgage Note has been sold 3 times since my foreclosure and a default judgment was granted to the original Mortgage Note owner. The 3rd assignment/sale has not been publicly recorded. The original bank was granted a Writ of Execution for a Sheriff Sale but they no longer own my Note. The law... Read more »
Mortgages are negotiable instruments that can be freely bought and sold, without your consent. To determine what your options are, you really need to retain an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney. Choosing a cheap attorney can often lead to expensive mistakes and/or...Read more »
Forbearance for 18 months of pandemic related job loss. Now I'm about to lose unemployment. I have almost half of the amount of 17000 to put towards that back payments. What should I do. I have crypto investments that just started giving me monthly awards but no 9-5 employment
If you are a New Jersey resident, then you really need to retain an experienced New Jersey mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney. This requires a high level of expertise. During this pandemic, you have a choice of either seeing your attorney in person or by way of a secure state of...Read more »
N.J.S.A. 54:5-86(b) allows public officer or tax collector to sign certification waiving two year waiting period for third party lienholder to foreclose and gets abandoned property foreclosed faster and returned to tax rolls. Tax lien foreclosure has strict rules...Read more »
Family is searching for the latest Will. Nobody remembers the attorney's name to try to find her to get a copy of the Will. Can the lender call the loan due and/or foreclose on the house before the estate goes through probate? Can anyone else who lived in the house taking care of my... Read more »
My best response is that you have raised many important issues that require extensive responses which are beyond the scope of the platform. The best thing to do is retain the services of an attorney who is familiar both with real estate law and probate law.
My father tricked/intimidated my mother into getting a 2nd mortgage in her name alone. They are both on the deed. He had the bills go to him at another location then stopped paying. He refused to agree to any solutions (sell, refinance, etc) & has liens against him on the home. He won't... Read more »
Your mother should reach out to an attorney that would work with her. She may have options, but trying to tell you to tell her what they are based on the little information you provided is not likely to be helpful.
The mortgage company has a substantial amount of time. You really need to retain an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense and bankruptcy attorney to eliminate this problem for you. If the property sold at sheriff sale for less than what is owed (a virtual certainty in 2018) then there is a...Read more »
Two years ago, our house for foreclosed but it was within 8 months or so and auctioned off, before that they increased our mortgage payment by nearly $700 and from the initial payment agreed on. This put our family in great financial distress, eventually they auctioned off to a price, less than... Read more »
From what you stated, there is no basis for you to file a lawsuit against the lender. In addition, if you file a frivolous lawsuit in NJ, you can be held liable to the other party for legal fees and expenses.
Yes you can try to sue him for fraud, however you posted this question under criminal law and it may be a civil case not a criminal case, but more information would be needed to be known to determine this. Hire a good lawyer to determine your best options.
The property will be sold at sheriff sale, when it is scheduled for sale. There is no way of knowing who will be able to purchase the property, but what you also need to know is that you really need to file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to eliminate this debt and others. Right now with state of the art...Read more »
Yes you should retain counsel to examine everything. Mortgage companies typically do a trial modification prior to granting a permanent modification. So retaining an experienced mortgage foreclosure defense attorney to review everything and make certain that this matter is resolved properly is an...Read more »
The main signer filed chapter 13 last year. He fell behind now bankruptcy case is voided. He will get wages garnished. My concern is to protect my grandmother. With her living in florida I'm not sure where to start .
if you already have a wage garnishment against you, bankruptcy would likely be the most viable option to wipe out the debt and remove the garnishment. schedule a free consultation with bankruptcy attorney to discuss your options. most of us bankruptcy attorneys offer free consultations and flexible...Read more »
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... Read more »
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...Read more »
YES! Prior to filing a complaint in foreclosure, the mortgage lender must send the homeowner, via registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, a Notice of Intention to Foreclose. This is one of the most important protections that the Fair Foreclosure Act gives to homeowners. However,...Read more »
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