• 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 [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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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    “Superb Client Service” E.G. Diane and Jay have far exceeded my expectations of legal services by going above and beyond. Not only did they help me prepare during that most stressful time period in my life but also educated me during the process to prevent any future [...]

  • Thank you both for taking care of us and taking the time!!

    Thank you both for taking care of us and taking the time!! D.K. My husband and I wanted to begin the process of starting our bankruptcy, but it’s really scary not knowing who you can trust and who would step up to bat for you. Diane and [...]

  • You made us feel as though we were your friend; for that we are grateful

    You made us feel as though we were your friend; for that we are grateful.. I & A.F. We want to thank you for taking our bankruptcy case. It was a time in our life when we were emotionally, and financially distressed. You put our minds, and [...]