NCLC Seeks Signers Urging Foreclosure Pause When HAF Applied For

NCLC seeking non-profit organizations to sign two letters (one to the CFPB and one to FHFA, FHA, VA, and USDA) urging the agencies to require servicers to pause foreclosure activity for at least 60 days after being notified that a borrower has applied for HAF assistance and meets conditional program eligibility. We ask organizations . . . → Read More: NCLC Seeks Signers Urging Foreclosure Pause When HAF Applied For

Notice of Error Regarding Misinformation Given During Phone Call to Mortgage Servicer

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When is Enough, Enough? Pro Se Dismissed with Extended Prejudice (and Violates Bar)

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Critical Case Comment – Funds on Hand at Dismissal Go to Debtor. Not So Fast. 13 Trustee May Be Subject to State Court Proceedings

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On More Effective Writing

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Do I Really Have to Tell the Trustee About Newly Acquired Assets?

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Mary Ida Townson Appointed U.S. Trustee for Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

By: Guy A. Van Baalen, Assistant U.S. Trustee Office of the U.S. Trustee Middle and Southern Districts of Florida

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland recently appointed Mary Ida Townson as the U.S. Trustee for Florida, Georgia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (Region 21). Ms. Townson assumed her duties . . . → Read More: Mary Ida Townson Appointed U.S. Trustee for Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Critical Case Comment – Debtor Refuses to Give Location of Surrendered Mercedes; Pleads the Fifth

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Judicial Year in Review 2021: Part 4 Selected Cases under Parts VIII and IX of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure

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Meet a New Trustee

One of our very newest trustees is very familiar to many of us. After serving ten years as Chief of Staff (a/k/a Staff Attorney) to Martha Bronitsky, on August 1, 2021, Nima Ghazvini was appointed Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Districts of Hawaii, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands.

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