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Legal Update: Focus on FEMA and Foreclosures

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. During the week of September 4, 2017, most Floridians sought shelter and boarded homes and businesses in anticipation of a direct hit by then-Category 5 Hurricane ...

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Ohio Courts Could Change Course for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, debtors have the ability to modify their mortgages. A modification is generally called a “cram down” and it occurs when a ...

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In Massachusetts, Lost Notes Create Headaches for Services

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In Massachusetts, in the seminal decision Eaton v. Federal National Mortgage Association, 462 Mass.569 (2012), the Supreme Judicial Court has held that the statutory power of ...

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Massachusetts Appeals Court Clarifies Demand Letter Ruling

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. Recently, in U.S. Bank, National Association as Trustee v. Milan, the Massachusetts Appeals Court provided further clarification on when the Pinti rule may be inapplicable. As ...

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The Top 25 Women of Law, Part 4

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in the legal industry. ...

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The Top 25 Women of Law, Part 3

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. In the January issue of DS News, we were proud to introduce our section on 25 women lawyers who have made their marks in the legal ...

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Distributing Insurance Funds After a Natural Disaster

Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now. One of the biggest mortgage servicing issues facing lenders in Texas, Florida, California, and other states that have suffered from declared disasters relates to insurance claims ...

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Georgia Addresses Statute on Execution of Documents

Despite the passage of time, many documents important to lenders and servicers in Georgia are not being executed in accordance with the new requirement passed by the Georgia legislature in 2015. Editor's note: This story was originally featured in the January issue of DS News, out now.

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