Posts Tagged ‘advance fees’

State Bar Hypocrisy on Display – Bar to Offer Grants to Fund Legal Help with Foreclosures

State Bar Hypocrisy on Display - Bar to Offer Grants to Fund Legal Help with Foreclosures

One thing I will say about State Bar Executive Director Joe Dunn is that his political skills are nothing short of masterful... it's breathtaking, really. So, stay tuned... with hypocrisy operating at these levels, absolutely anything is possible. ... (Continue reading)

O.C. Superior Court Judge Agrees State Bar WRONG on SB 94, But…

O.C. Superior Court Judge Agrees State Bar WRONG on SB 94, But...

Apparently, Orange County Superior Court Judge William H. Monroe is not only a judge and a lawyer, but he’s a READER too! And one might think that lawyers all over California would be popping open the champagne... or at... (Continue reading)

California State Bar Court Lacks Fundamental Knowledge of Loan Modifications

California State Bar Court Lacks Fundamental Knowledge of Loan Modifications

Your state assembly representative and state senator needs to hear from you on this issue. You should care a great deal that you have access to legal counsel should you decide you want or need it… no matter what...... (Continue reading)

Why is CA State Bar Making its Job Protecting Consumers HARDER?

Why is CA State Bar Making its Job Protecting Consumers HARDER?

The easiest way for California lawyers to lose their licenses is to have a banking irregularity in their trust accounts. ... (Continue reading)

Bar Defense Atty David Carr Exposes the CA Bar on Scammers and SB 94 – A MM Podcast

Bar Defense Atty David Carr Exposes the CA Bar on Scammers and SB 94 - A MM Podcast

If you're a lawyer or real estate licensee that has been involved in helping homeowners save their homes from foreclosure over the last few years, or a homeowner struggling to understand the crisis at hand... I PROMISE... YOU DO NOT... (Continue reading)

Bostwick Putting SB 94 and California State Bar on Trial

Bostwick Putting SB 94 and California State Bar on Trial

Even some of the people involved in the drafting of California's Senate Bill 94 ("SB 94") back in 2009, recognized that it wasn't going to fix or stop the problems it was addressing, and there's no question that it was... (Continue reading)

UNDERSTANDING MARS – A Webinar on the FTC’s Final Rule With Compliance Attorney, Julie Greenfield

Mandelman Matters decided to produce this important Webinar because this new Final Rule is something with which EVERYONE involved, either directly or peripherally, in helping consumers avoid foreclosure will need to understand inside and out. This new federal rule applies... (Continue reading)

FTC Considering Wrong Approach to Protecting Homeowners in Foreclosure from Loan Modification Scams

FTC Considering Wrong Approach to Protecting Homeowners in Foreclosure from Loan Modification Scams

How long did it take you guys to come up with this dazzling piece of regulatory virtuosity anyway? Don’t tell me this wasn’t the first idea that came up at meeting one, because there’s no way I’m buying. ... (Continue reading)

Gov. Schwarzenegger Does the Right Thing: Signs SB 94 and Vetoes AB 764

Gov. Schwarzenegger Does the Right Thing: Signs SB 94 and Vetoes AB 764

I have to say that I was not originally in favor of SB 94's provisions on advance fees, as I saw the language and what I thought to be the original intent as being harmful to homeowners as I saw... (Continue reading)

New Federal Law Would Prohibit Advance Fees in all 50 States

3. The bill prohibits mortgage foreclosure rescue and loan modification services from requesting or receiving ANY funds until any such services have been fully performed AND the results have been achieved AND the services and results have been documented to... (Continue reading)


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