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  • Houston Couple Awarded $5.4M after Fraud Found in Foreclosure Case

    Posted By Allmand Law Firm, PLLC || 28-Dec-2015

    A Texas couple knew that foreclosure was imminent after they fell behind on their mortgage payments for several months. What they didn’t expect, however, was when their foreclosure notice came from a bank they had never done business with. After a lawyer looked over their mortgage records, they came to the conclusion that neither the bank (Wells Fargo) nor their mortgage loan servicer had ...
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  • Millions Misspent After Texas Receives Financial Windfall from National Mortgage Settlement

    Posted By Allmand Law Firm, PLLC || 3-Dec-2015

    Three years ago, Texas homeowners facing foreclosure were given a glimmer of hope in the form of a $25 billion national settlement from five lenders who were accused of wrongfully forcing people out of their homes: Citi, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Ally. This money was earmarked to provide relief for Texas citizens, but so far, none has been spent to help struggling ...
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  • Why Hiding Assets Could Cost You

    Posted By Allmand Law Firm, PLLC || 23-Nov-2015

    When an individual or couple files for bankruptcy, they are required to disclose all of their assets in their petition. It is important for filers to remember that they must be 100 percent truthful when disclosing assets and that they not attempt to hide them. Some people think that by concealing assets, they won’t be taken away by the court during bankruptcy. However, doing so is considered ...
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  • Huge Spike in Home Repossessions During Lingering Foreclosure Crisis

    Posted By Allmand Law Firm, PLLC || 9-Nov-2015

    While the rate of new foreclosures may be returning to normal, the damage caused by the past decade’s housing disaster is still lingering. According to RealtyTrac, a foreclosure analytics and sales company, bank repossessions have jumped 66 percent over the rate from this same time last year – the largest rise the company has ever recorded. In the space of just three months, over ...
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  • Redefining "Undue Hardship" May Make it Easier to Discharge Student Loan Debt in Bankruptcy

    Posted By Allmand Law Firm, PLLC || 28-Oct-2015

    Student loan debts have only ever been dischargeable by bankruptcy under the most dire of circumstances, but student loan write-offs may soon be easier to accomplish if the Obama administration’s proposal is approved. The Department of Education recently released a report identifying solutions they believe will benefit people who are struggling to repay their loans. This would involve the ...
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