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Effective April 19, New Mortgage Servicing Rights for Heirs, Spouses, and Debtors in Bankruptcy

April 13, 2018
As explained in this article, effective April 19, CFPB mortgage servicing rules expand the rights of those inheriting homes, awarded a marital home in divorce, or otherwise succeeding in interest to a mortgage loan. The rules also offer an important new right for debtors in bankruptcy to determine if mortgage servicer fees and application of mortgage payments are proper.

How to Draft a Chapter 13 Plan Under the New Rules

February 28, 2018

Key to drafting a successful chapter 13 plan under the new Bankruptcy Rules is adding “nonstandard provisions” not found on the standardized forms. As set out in this article, NCLC now provides sample language for over thirty-five nonstandard provisions that attorneys can copy/paste into their plans.

The TCPA Year in Review: New Precedent re Challenges to Unwanted Calls, Texts, & Faxes

February 7, 2018
2017 saw hundreds of new decisions and FCC actions interpreting the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which provides significant statutory damages for unwanted calls, texts, and faxes. This article outlines the areas where there has been the most significant case law and FCC activity in 2017. All links are to NCLC’s Federal Deception Law Chapter 6—a detailed analysis of all significant...