Don’t Give Up the Fight Before It Even Begins
Just because you fall behind and the bank starts the foreclosure process doesn’t mean you’ll lose your home. The truth is that many banks do not bring foreclosure proceedings the correct way, and you have powerful state and federal laws that can protect you. Most people do not know these laws, but you can give your home the protection it needs by contacting an attorney as quickly as possible.
Read About Some of the Laws We Can Use to Protect You
The mortgage company suing you may not be the same one that loaned you the money in the first place. The mortgagee who brought the foreclosure suit may not have the right to foreclose!
New York foreclosure laws require banks and mortgage companies to fill out foreclosure papers in a very specific way. If your mortgage company failed to do so, then you may be able to have the foreclosure proceeding dismissed!
Often a mortgagee will claim that you owe more than you really do by loading up with bogus fees and inflating amounts. These are valid defenses!
Lenders are required to adhere to important consumer protection laws. If they don’t, you may have defenses under the Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act or other laws!
Some lenders make promises that they will re-finance your loan after a period of time, and then refuse to do so. If that happens to you, you may be able to defend your foreclosure proceeding because the mortgagee induced you to enter the mortgage by fraud!
Many consumers are victims of predatory lending. Lenders give them mortgages that they cannot afford. If you are a victim of predatory lending, you may have a viable defense! Real Estate
Prepare for Real Estate Transactions Without Complication
If you’re buying or selling property in the future, call our office today and learn about how we can help you prepare and evaluate all necessary documentation. We routinely handle both commercial and residential real estate matters, including the preparation of deeds and mortgages, along with title examinations and real estate closings.
Settle Landlord / Tenant Disputes Quickly and Favorably
When you’re involved in a landlord / tenant dispute, it can be a drain on your time and resources. We can represent you in commercial or residential landlord / tenant matters, including the drafting of leases, and the enforcement of leases through court action.
Commercial Litigation: If your business is facing litigation, you need an attorney with the knowledge and experience to protect your interests. Among our areas of expertise are real estate, business and contractual disputes, business tort claims, employment disputes, and litigation between principals.
Proven Techniques for Successful Litigation
From day one, the firm establishes a litigation strategy. As the case develops, we remain committed to navigating the most efficient and cost-effective route to resolution. We assess the potential benefits of early settlement, pre-trial motion practice, and mediation, and we seek to resolve cases on a reasonable basis as expeditiously as possible.
To achieve this result, we take pains to ensure that our clients’ cases are “trial-ready” with the goal of maximizing our clients’ leverage in settlement negotiations and sparing them from unexpected surprises in those cases that must proceed to trial and verdict.