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Mass Joinder Case Infighting Worse Than High School. Co-Counsel Mitchell Stein Gets the Boot.

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It what has become a train wreck of a battle between lawyers pressing forward mass joinder cases against banks for underlying mortgage issues, one of the co-counsels on Ronald v. Bank of America just got publicly dumped. On March 29, 2011 SML LLP and Apex Legal Group (“Moving Parties”) filed a motion to remove Mitchell J. Stein from the case. ... Read More »

    Study Finds Consumers Pay Credit Cards Before Mortgage

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    TransUnion released a study today that reveals the divergence in payment patterns — where consumers are increasingly apt to pay their credit cards before their mortgages — has now occurred for three straight years. However, for the first time since the deviation began, the percentage of consumers who are current on their credit cards and at least 30 days delinquent ... Read More »

      Mass Joinder Mortgage Litigation Form 1012-R Hitting Nevada

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      A tipster (send in your tips here) just sent in the following form. Looks like the Form 1012-R mailers are now arriving in Nevada. If you receive any marketing material on a mass joinder matter or a retainer for participating in a mass joinder case, please upload a copy of the document here. Regulators and enforcement officials want to see ... Read More »

        District Attorney Advises Consumers to Avoid Mass Joinder Mailers

        Apparently a local district attorney’s office in Colorado is warning consumers to avoid the mass joinder mailers I’ve been reporting on. The warning says: “Consumers in the Denver area are receiving official-looking forms that declare “You may be a plaintiff in a national mass joinder suit.” The mailing implies that fraud may have happened when you financed your home, and ... Read More »

          Mass Joinder Case Form 1012-R Marketing Material Hits New Jersey

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          The same entity in California that has been mailing people in conjunction with soliciting mass joinder cases is now mailing to New Jersey residents from Santa Ana, California postal permit 1076. The consumer that received this told me: I would like to if this is legit they asked me for 7500 dollars for a retainer. They would get 80% and ... Read More »

            My Collection of Mass Joinder Mortgage Litigation Retainer and Related Agreements

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            In this post I’m going to collect the mass joinder and mortgage litigation retainer and agreements readers send in. If you receive a mass joinder or mortgage litigation retainer or services agreement, please upload a copy of the document here. Regulators and enforcement officials want to see them. If you live in California, the California Bar Association wants to talk ... Read More »

              My Collection of Mass Joinder Mortgage Litigation, and 1012-R Marketing Mailers

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              I now have so many people sending in copies of mass joinder marketing pieces that I’m creating this post to just add them to as they come in. If you receive any marketing material on a mass joinder matter or a retainer for participating in a mass joinder case, please upload a copy of the document here. Regulators and enforcement ... Read More »

                Have You Been Approached For or Paid For Mass Joinder Mortgage Litigation Services?

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                If you live in California and have been approached or solicited for a mass joinder case or you have paid money to join one of these cases the California Bar Association wants to hear from you. I’ve created the form below for you to complete to reach the right person at the California Bar Association. Read More »

                  Mass Joinder Form 1012-R Mailer Targets First Priority Mortgage.

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                  A wonderful tipster (send in your tips here) just sent in a copy of a Form 1012-R mailer they received yesterday. It has the same back number of 2915217, as others have, and comes from the same postal permit in Santa Ana, California of 1076. If you received a form 1012-R mailer the California Bar Association wants to hear from ... Read More »

                    A Closer Look at MERS, the Industry’s Controversial Mortgage Clearinghouse

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                    by Marian Wang, ProPublica As we’ve noted in several posts, one player that has been featured in the foreclosure scandal and is currently under federal investigation is the Mortgage Electronic Registration System, or MERS. Despite the fact that MERS keeps electronic records on about half of all home mortgages in the country, the system is hardly a household name. The ... Read More »

                      Foreclosure King David Stern Closing Up

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                      The Sun Sentinel is reporting that the “Foreclosure King” David Stern out of Florida is going to be closing shop this month. DJSP Enterprises, the publicly traded firm that handled Stern’s back-office paperwork, filed a disclosure Monday morning with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the law firm would be closing. “DJSP Enterprises, Inc.’s (the “Company’s”) primary customer, the Law ... Read More »

                        Mass Joinder & Mass Litigation Affiliate and Marketing Information

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                        In an effort to wrap my head around who are the current players in the marketing of mass joinder and mass litigation when it comes to mortgages I’m posting this article. This post draws no conclusions but is simply a repository of examples of this type of marketing. If you have any additional examples, please post them in the comments ... Read More »

                          Mass Joinder Mortgage Lawsuits Just Got a Whole Lot More Foul Smelling

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                          An amazing tipster (send in your tips here) sent in a bunch of documents on the sales approach for the recent wave of mass joinder lawsuits that are being sold as a way to get your house free and clear. These documents, that I will share with you below, not only create some potential concerns over legal fee splitting but ... Read More »

                            Form 1012-R Mass Joinder Litigation Lawsuit Mailer

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                            A tipster (send in your tips here) sent in the following mailer they received and had some statements about it. If you received a form 1012-R mailer the California Bar Association wants to hear from you. Click here. Although it is a poor copy, you can see the mailer tries to look like an official form using the form number ... Read More »

                              Mortgage Relief Services Advance Fee Ban – Live

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                              The advance fee ban under the FTC’s Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS) Rule is designed to protect financially distressed homeowners from mortgage relief scams that have sprung up during the mortgage crisis. “Banning the collection of up-front fees will protect homeowners from being victimized,” FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said. “This is especially important at a time when so many people ... Read More »

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