Jason Estavillo Defeats BofA and HSBC in Motion for Summary Judgement

Today the Law Offices of Jason W. Estavillo was successful in defeating Bank of America and HSBC Bank in their Motion for Summary Judgement or in the Alternative Summary Adjudication in San Francisco Superior Court. The Court held in our client’s favor on all of the causes of action: Cancellation of Instruments, Violations of Business…

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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 the…

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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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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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Victory for Homeowners: Court of Appeal Rules in their Favor to Recover Attorney Fees under the Homeowners Bill of Rights

On June 12, 2015, the California Court of Appeals for the Third Appellate District ruled in favor of homeowners who incurred attorney fees and costs as a result of stopping the foreclosure process of their homes. The ruling, Monterossa v. The Superior Court of Sacramento, Case No C077683 2015 WL 3653319, was issued after the…

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Foreclosure Law Firm Butler & Hosch Shuts Down

Butler & Hosch, one of the nations largest foreclosure law firms shut their doors last week. The Firm, founded in 1972, had offices in multiple states and was handling up to 60,000 foreclosure cases when it closed. The employees were notified of the closing on May 14 through a memo issued by Bob Hosch, CEO of the firm,…

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