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February 1, 2012

“Automatic” Protection from Your Creditors

Many bankruptcy attorney ads in periodicals here in the South Florida area say: “Stop garnishments.” “Stop foreclosures.” “Stop repossessions.” So bankruptcy stops all those bad things. […]
April 2, 2012

Short Sales: Seldom Easy and Often Not What You Expected

A short sale of your home is sometimes your best alternative. But short sales often do not successfully close, and even when they do you may get a rude surprise.
April 4, 2012

Reasons to Do a Short Sale? Maybe Not

Besides avoiding a foreclosure and its hit on your credit record, you may have other sensible reasons for looking into a short sale of your home. Let's consider those other reasons.
April 23, 2012

Update on the Cash Distribution to Foreclosed Homeowners from the National Mortgage Fraud Settlement

What qualifies you to receive the $1,500 to $2,000 restitution payment for losing your home to foreclosure? More clues have just become available.
April 25, 2012

Irony by Perjury Adds Insult to Injury: from Lender Robo-signing to Foreclosed Homeowners Begging for Scraps from the National Mortgage Fraud Settlement

Homeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure may need to commit perjury to get restitution payments through the settlement. That would be the deepest kind of insult on injury.