The Making Home Affordable Program Faces Expiration at the End of 2016

 

  Homeowners facing foreclosure need to act quickly to take advantage of President Obama’s Making Home Affordable program (MHA) before its expected expiration on December 31, 2016. The Program, established in 2009 to assist the millions of homeowners facing foreclosure, was set to expire in 2015 but was extended to the end of 2016. Under…

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Jason W. Estavillo Invited to be Guest Speaker at Foreclosure Defense Seminar in October, 2016

 

 On Friday, October 14, 2016, Jason W. Estavillo will be one of the Guest Speakers at the Foreclosure Defense Seminar’s only California visit this year. The all day seminar will be held in Downtown Oakland at the Marriott Hotel and will be limited to 60 attendees. Jason W. Estavillo, along with Jeff Barnes, and Richard…

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The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo Introduces New Associate Attorney, Caitlin Phair, Esquire

 

 When the financial crisis of 2010 resulted in millions of homeowners losing their home, the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo became committed to helping homeowners affected by the greed of Wall Street and the banks. With the passion to keep the American Dream alive and well for those facing foreclosure, Jason Estavillo, an experienced…

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California Courts are Slowly Embracing Yvanova Decision

 

 For the millions of Americans who lost their home to foreclosure or are in the process of losing their home as a result of the 2010 Foreclosure Crisis, the Yvanova versus Century Mortgage Corporation (2016) 62 Cal.4th 919 ruling is the biggest hope so far in getting justice, if not saving the family home. Yet,…

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Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo Represent Client in Court’s Decision to Embrace Pre-Foreclosure Litigation

 

 In the aftermath of Yvanova vs New Century Mortgage Corporation, in which the Supreme Court ruled on February 18, 2016 that a homeowner has standing to sue for wrongful foreclosure if the entity which holds the borrower’s loan did not acquire it legally, California homeowners and their lawyers are still waiting for the courts to…

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The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC Experiences First Hand How Yvanova Ruling is Changing Foreclosure Litigation

 

 On March 17, 2016, The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo appeared before the First Appellate District- Fifth Division in San Francisco to argue Watland v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, et al. The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo appealed a demurrer without leave to amend and judgment for a Sonoma County Superior Court. . The…

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California Supreme Court Endorses Glaski

 

 CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT ENDORSES GLASKI: HOMEOWNERS CAN CHALLENGE ASSIGNMENTS OF DEEDS OF TRUST BASED ON THE ASSIGNMENT BEING VOID February 22, 2016 In a victory for homeowners facing foreclosure, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that allows homeowners to challenge the improper assignment of their deed of trust based upon unscrupulous practices by the…

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The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo Represents Individuals depicted in Box Office Hit

 

 Nominated for 5 Academy Awards, the Big Short is a box office hit that focuses on the corrupt banking tactics during the housing bubble of the mid 2000’s. Steve Carell, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt star as real life investors who bet against the greed of the banks in an effort to grow…

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It is “A Wonderful Life” for a Property Owner in Florida

 

  Judge Reference Popular Christmas Movie in Foreclosure Ruling It appears that not even Christmas time will stop the banks from going after homeowners and trying to take their property. These Scrooge-like entities with the heart as big as the Grinch’s, “an empty hole,” are pursuing properties and entertaining the judges with their flawed cases….

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Four More Victories Against the Banks by the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC

 

 This past week, The Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo, PC stopped four non-judicial foreclosures in Northern California, setting the precedent to help property owners hold onto their properties and holding more banks accountable. One of the wins this week was especially satisfying for us and our client as we were able to stop the foreclosure…

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