Posts Tagged ‘SB94’

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)

GUEST POST: Runaway Train: Civil Code Section 2944.7 and the CA State Bar

GUEST POST: Runaway Train: Civil Code Section 2944.7 and the CA State Bar

So here we are a year later. Like a runaway train, the State Bar is moving full speed toward a unstated goal that is inconsistent with the public interest: no lawyers available for borrowers who need assistance.... (Continue reading)

A 10 POINT SCANDAL – CA State Bar Exec Director Dunn Should Resign

A 10 POINT SCANDAL - CA State Bar Exec Director Dunn Should Resign

Beginning in the fall of 2011, and increasing in speed and ferocity after January 1, 2012, the State Bar begins using its newly concocted interpretation of SB 94 as a hammer to threaten and strong-arm lawyers who have received a... (Continue reading)

California State Bar RECENT Decision to Cause More Harm to Homeowners in Foreclosure

California State Bar RECENT Decision to Cause More Harm to Homeowners in Foreclosure

The recent decision by the state bar court now effectively prohibits the charging of fees by lawyers even AFTER services have been completed. Yes, you read that correctly... lawyers can’t take advance fees, nor can they be paid after... (Continue reading)

A San Diego Attorney Speaks Out on How SB 94 Has Taken Legitimate Lawyers Away from Homeowners

SB 94 is simply a law written by the Senate Banking Committee to make it next to impossible for a homeowner to hire a lawyer when at risk of foreclosure. I bet the banks wish they could have passed... (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 Moves to Protect Homeowners With New MARS Rule Regulates Loan Modifications Nationwide

FTC Moves to Protect Homeowners With New MARS Rule  Regulates Loan Modifications Nationwide

In fact, in California specifically, where there is already a state law governing advance fees, known as SB 94, lawyers will see very little change when the new FTC rule takes effect at the end of this calendar year. ... (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)

Did Attorneys TURN BAD in 2009? What… Is There Something in the Water?

In 2009, not only did all of that happen… and more, but more importantly, in 2009 we all started to realize that our way of life… the one we’ve come to know over the last thirty years, would not be... (Continue reading)


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