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A limited liability company is a “person” that can file a lawsuit under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has ruled. In Anarion Investments LLC v. Carrington...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has held that a Delaware Limited Liability Company was a “person” as defined by the FDCPA, and reversed the District Court decision which had dismissed an FDCPA claim against a...more
When drafting demand letters and complaints, creditors and their attorneys must be cautious when demanding fees from the debtor which the creditor has not yet incurred. The Third Circuit has announced that including a demand...more
In LVNV Funding, LLC v. Trice, 2015 IL 116129, the Illinois Supreme Court recently held that only the absence of personal or subject matter jurisdiction renders a circuit court’s judgment void. Thus, a judgment entered with...more
Financial services companies pursuing judicial foreclosures in Florida already face a host of unique and challenging hurdles. The varying and often court- or judge-specific procedural, substantive and evidentiary requirements...more
Every week, courts around the United States issue decisions addressing aspects of civil UDAAP claims.
In an effort to illuminate the UDAAP standards, below is a sampling of some of this week’s UDAAP decisions on the...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently held that mortgage foreclosure actions are "debt collection" under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Glazer v. Chase Home Finance LLC, No....more
In This Issues:
- CFPB Generates Flurry of New Mortgage Banking Industry Rules
- CFPB Issues Final ECOA Appraisal Rule
- 20 State Agencies Adopt Uniform State MLO Testing
- Mortgage Foreclosure Is Debt...more
Lawyers whose principal business is mortgage foreclosure or who regularly handle mortgage foreclosures are “debt collectors” subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...more
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