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The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently reaffirmed that enforcement of a security interest alone is not debt collection regulated by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
In Dunavant v. Sirote & Permutt,...more
Sending foreclosure notices to delinquent borrowers constitutes debt collection activity subject to the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a federal court in Nevada recently ruled. In Mallory v. McCarthy &...more
Mortgage servicers beware. Mortgagors in Florida are defending residential mortgage foreclosures based on the allegation that the servicer failed to give them notice of assignment of the right to bill and collect on the debt...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 Northern District of Illinois recently granted a motion to strike class allegations prior to class discovery. Plaintiff mortgagor alleged, inter alia, that in foreclosure proceedings, defendants engaged in unfair and...more
In This Issue:
- Uniform State Test Implementation Nearing
- Mortgage Servicer's Alleged Failure To Be Licensed Subjects Company to Claims under State and Federal Debt Collection Statutes
- Sixth Circuit...more
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This is a dignified law firm newsletter, not like the “Brand X” versions. You won’t find pandering, attention-grabbing stories about Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Ashton Kutcher, Prince William, or...more
On January 14, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that mortgage foreclosures are debt collections under the FDCPA. Glazer v. Chase Home Finance LLC, No. 10-3416, 2013 WL 141699 (6th Cir. Jan. 14, 2013). The...more
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