Mortgage Practices Continue to Be Scrutinized by the Courts

The mortgage industry continues to be a subject of heavy scrutiny in both the press and the courts. Some issues, such as the industry’s widespread failure to properly prove ownership prior to foreclosure and the marketing of subprime loans, have made national news. Others, such as lenders’ failure to pay recording fees when mortgages are… Continue reading »


Dad’s Law (Part 3): Lessons in Life

Recently, I was preparing a client about to testify at a hearing. The client happened to have been a very recent college graduate. We were discussing our hard and true basic principles of testifying: Proper attire; Punctuality; Good posture; Be very respectful to everyone in the room; Look the person asking the question right in… Continue reading »