• Published On: February 23, 2022

    WHAT HAPPENS AT THE END OF A COVID-19 FORECLOSURE FORBEARANCE? Can servicers demand a large balance? Generally, the servicers should not be demanding full payment following a COVID forbearance. There [...]

  • Published On: July 29, 2021

    CFPB Releases Online Tool to Help Renters and Landlords Access Federal Assistance New resource helps renters and landlords find state and local programs distributing federal rental assistance funds WASHINGTON, D.C. [...]

  • Published On: July 16, 2021

    Arizona Residential Eviction Actions Procedures – effective July 15, 2021 IT IS ORDERED that the following procedures are applicable to eviction actions governed by Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 33, filed [...]

  • Published On: May 16, 2021

    There is so much mis-information about a forbearance of home mortgages during COVID-19.  Know your options before making a decision not to pay your mortgage. (11/18/21 UPDATE - see summary of foreclosure alternatives) This [...]

  • Published On: May 15, 2021

    On January 1, 2022, HB2617 will become the law of Arizona.  Your home is no longer protected from your judgment creditors, which will have a devastating effect on Arizona’s consumers, and especially those hardest [...]

  • Published On: April 15, 2021

    Are you planning on refinancing your home?  If so, you could lose protections from creditors under bill at Legislature Russ Wiles, Arizona Republic, Arizona Republic Interviews Diane L. Drain about Arizona homestead protection and [...]

  • Published On: April 3, 2021

    CFPB Compliance Bulletin Warns Mortgage Servicers: Unprepared is Unacceptable Servicers Should Gear Up for Expected Surge in Homeowners Needing Assistance (April 1, 2021 – reprint from CFPB) The Consumer Financial [...]

  • Published On: March 9, 2021

    You have a reverse mortgage: Know your rights and responsibilities Publication from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "CFPB".  Reverse mortgages can be a nightmare, leaving your spouse evicted from their home once the signing spouse [...]

  • Published On: March 8, 2021

    With Protections Expiring, Millions are in Danger of Losing Their Home by: Jann Swanson  Mortgage News Daily, Mar 2 2021, 9:17AM (Reprint for education purposes only) What happens to homeowners [...]

  • Published On: February 24, 2021

    If you are behind on your mortgage, beware of mortgage relief scams. There is free foreclosure help. If anyone tries to charge you in advance for help or guarantees that [...]

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    She was very pleasant, knowledgeable and informative

    "She was very pleasant, knowledgeable and informative" P.K. I live in Las Vegas and had a legal matter involving bankruptcy. My attorney in Las Vegas informed me that I would need an attorney from Arizona since the claim was filed in Arizona. I knew no one so [...]

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    Diane, Thank you so much!

    "Diane, Thank you so much!" G.S. Diane, Thank you so much! You did a fantastic job and made this complex process so easy to understand. As you know I interviewed a different Attorney first. I’m so happy I choose you! You are by far the most informed person on [...]

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    You gave us great guidance

    “You gave us great guidance.” J.B. Thank you !!! Diane and Jay for all your help. I would highly recommend your services. You were very caring and helpful during the whole process. You gave us great guidance through a very stressful time. We appreciate it. [...]