Foreclosure Chapter 7 Chapter 13

Foreclosure is a legal process whereby a lender seeks to force the sale of a mortgaged property in order to recover the balance of a delinquent loan. Recently, the foreclosure process has been the subject of... more +
Foreclosure is a legal process whereby a lender seeks to force the sale of a mortgaged property in order to recover the balance of a delinquent loan. Recently, the foreclosure process has been the subject of greater legislative and judicial scrutiny after systemic abuses were uncovered during the widespread foreclosure crisis resulting from the Great Recession. less -
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I filed bankruptcy before and now I need to file again!

I filed bankruptcy before and now I need to file again. Is there a problem with that? As with many questions, the short answer to that is "it depends". The following are the two issues to consider....more

Can The Surrender of Property Be Refused By The Lender?

In many Chapter 7 and 13 cases, our clients decide to maximize the benefits of their "fresh start" by surrendering to the lender all of their "rights, title and interest" in an "underwater" residence or rental property or a...more

What Happens to Your Mortgage Loan When You File Bankruptcy?

When you are in financial distress, staying on top of your mortgage can be difficult. Are you considering bankruptcy as an option? Before filing bankruptcy, you should take a moment to understand how it may affect your...more

Will Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?

In short, YES. Filing a bankruptcy, whether it be Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, will stop the foreclosure process. However, filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy may not stop the process permanently. When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed,...more

Top 7 Tips To Avoid Foreclosure

7 steps distressed homeowners can take to avoid the foreclosure of their home. Options include: 1. Loan modification 2. Refinancing 3. Litigation 4. Chapter 13 bankruptcy 5. Chapter 7 bankruptcy 6. Short sale,...more

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