RESPA

We are pleased to share a rare treat – Iowa Law Review: An Alternative Approach to RESPA Versus Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Unpaid Pre-Petition Escrow Amount Debate by Michelle Halverson. Ms. Halverson graduates this month with a J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law and will be joining Sidley Austin in Chicago in the fall. Ms. Halverson served as the Administrative Editor of the Iowa Law Review.

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