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CFPB Compliance Bulletin Reminds Debt Collectors that In Person Collection Attempts Often Violation of Federal Law

Debt collection is big business.  According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 15% of consumers have at least one debt in collections.  Third party debt collectors are...

NJ Lawyer Using Federal Consumer Law Models Supreme Court Oral Hearing on FDCPA

In Chung v. Shapriro and Denardo, Docket :14-cv-06899-FSH-JBC the District Court of New Jersey sustained the right of a debtor to seek collection of statutory damages for violations of...

NJ Attorney Fights Foreclosure with Federal Laws

In New Jersey, the trend in foreclosure litigation has been to narrow the defenses available to homeowners almost to the point of non-existence. In light of CFPB Director Richard...

Poor Loan Servicing Reason for NJ Leading Nation in Foreclosures

NJ law firm Denbeaux & Denbeaux says continued mortgage-servicing problems, such as breached loan modification agreements, play a major role in why the state leads the nation in foreclosures,...

Denbeaux & Denbeaux Says Passage of H.R. 3192 Puts Foreclosure Victims Rights at Risk

According to New Jersey law firm Denbeaux and Denbeaux, Congress buckling to pressure from industry lobbyists when recently passing H.R. 3192 the “Homebuyers Assistance Act” to give lenders immunity...

NJ Bad Mortgages Comprise 10.2% of Total

Even as Wall Street has doubts about the fed lifting interest rates, Main street mortgages are in trouble. According to an article in Forbes, bad mortgages comprise 10.2% of total...
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