Foreclosures on the Rise

According to CNBC, the number of borrowers losing their homes is rising again. 123,109 properties were reported to be in some state of foreclosure during the month of October representing a 15% increase from September. At The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, we represent homeowners who are being foreclosed upon by financial institutions that are…

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Every Day, Another Home Disappears into Foreclosure

The reality of foreclosure litigation: If you have been threatened with foreclosure you need to know that the latest foreclosure laws can protect you and your home. For example, it is illegal for a bank to foreclose upon you if you are in an active loan modification review. Also, did you know that Under the…

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Save Your Home Conference

Jason W. Estavillo will be manning the FDN booth along with three other foreclosure experts at The Save Your Home America alliance conference this Saturday. The conference is being held in the Los Angeles Fairplex (in the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds complex) on October 25, 2014 from 9:00am to 6:00pm Come by to get all…

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The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

Are you an active Servicemember with the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Guard?   Are you or a dependent facing a foreclosure of your personal residence? Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) your primary residence cannot be foreclosed upon while you are on active duty. Your home cannot be foreclosed upon…

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Glaski Update

Last month the California State Supreme Court denied Bank of America’s request to de-publish the Glaski decision (a landmark decision that was issued last summer).  As previously stated, the Court concluded that the homeowner’s “factual allegations regarding post-closing date attempts to transfer his deed of trust into the WaMu Securitized Trust are sufficient to state…

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Estavillo Leads Three More Clients to Foreclosure Law Success

The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo led clients to foreclosure law success in three recent court rulings. In one case we defended a client in summary judgment brought by Aurora Loan Services.  In two other cases we were successful in getting the courts to issue a TRO (temporary restraining order) and a preliminary injunction…

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Homeowner Victorious in Unprecedented Foreclosure Case Against Bank of America

The Fifth Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals issued a 29-page opinion which reversed the trial court’s granting a demurer in favor of Bank of America and against the homeowner (Glaski) in an unprecedented foreclosure case.  Some of the claims alleged by the homeowner included claims for Wrongful Foreclosure, Quiet Title, Declaratory Relief,…

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Estavillo Stops Foreclosure Using Newly Enacted Law –California Homeowners Bill of Rights

This week the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo was successful in getting a Temporary Restraining Order (“TRO”)  to stop a foreclosure that was scheduled for tomorrow in Alameda County Superior Court.  The decision was based on the recently enacted California Homeowners Bill of Rights.  Contact us to find out how these newly enacted laws impact…

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Borrowers Who Comply With A Trial Period Plan Now Offered Loan Modification

According to recent California case law, a borrower who complies with a Trial Period Plan (“TPP”) must be offered a permanent loan modification. In West v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 214 Cal. App. 4th 780 (2013) after her home loan went into default the homeowner agreed to a TPP, a form of temporary loan payment…

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Independent Foreclosure Review Settlement Checks From RUST

Did you receive an Independent Foreclosure Review Settlement Check from RUST? (The Independent Foreclosure Review Administrator) If so, you may be wondering what the check is for and how it might impact your foreclosure. Earlier this year thirteen mortgage servicing companies subject to enforcement actions for deficient practices in mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure processing reached an agreement…

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