• The Arizona Statute of Limitations Applicable to Collection Lawsuits and Non-Judicial Trustee’s Foreclosure Sales of Real Property, article by Larry O. Folks, Folks Hess, PLLC (1/2021). Excerpts: Can a lender collect upon a promissory [...]

  • Announcement from NCLC:  The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread disruption in the daily lives of millions of people worldwide, and the hardest hit are the vulnerable people, families, and communities at the core of NCLC’s [...]

  • A typical story of a homeowner and the con artist scum who prey on desperate homeowners:   Innocent homeowner caught in bankruptcy scam “I tried to keep my home despite the fact they started foreclosure [...]

  • Bank of America Hit with $45 Million in Punitive Damages for Bankruptcy Stay Violations In re: Sundquist v. Bank of America, NA | Bank of America Hit with $45 Million in Punitive Damages for Stay [...]

  • Fannie Mae clearing books of non-performing loans. Is this the beginning of a new foreclosure cycle? Why Do Some Law Firms Act Like Used Car Sales Lots? According to Bloomberg News: Fannie Mae will begin [...]

  • Arizona anti-deficiency law for residential property clarified by the Arizona Supreme Court. The answer is "yes" Arizona Revised Statute: 33-814 G. If trust property of two and one-half acres or less which is limited to [...]

  • Published On: November 18, 2014

    Is it smart to use your home like a credit card by constantly refinancing? The other day a caller said "I used a document preparer or bankruptcy petition preparer. Certainly they have obligations to keep [...]

  • Flagstar Bank admits to unlawful practices that caused many consumers to lose the homes they were trying to save. "That is wrong and unacceptable." Bully tactics used to scare or coerce buyers. September 29, 2014 [...]

  • Published On: August 30, 2014

    Federal mortgage modification programs designed to expire "when the economy stablizes in 2015". The government is betting the economy will rebound and stabilize in 2015. I want one of those crystal balls. Bully tactics used [...]

  • The Attorney General’s office has a wide range of statewide assistance programs funded through the national mortgage settlement that could help those having problems paying their mortgage. The other day a caller said "I used [...]

  • From our initial consultation, we were impressed by Diane’s legal knowledge and compassionate nature

    “From our initial consultation, we were impressed by Diane's legal knowledge and compassionate nature,” C.R. My elderly parents were experiencing financial difficulty due to dealings with an unscrupulous timeshare company. Their only option was to file bankruptcy. While searching for a bankruptcy attorney, we came across the [...]

  • Diane has a very calm confidence because she knows the laws inside and out

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  • After paying all my bills for 49 years and barely treading water, I was laid off and found myself with nothing

    After paying all my bills for 49 years and barely treading water, I was laid off and found myself with nothing. D.W. Like many people, I was very apprehensive about filing bankruptcy. At 65 years old, I always thought- That would never be me! But after paying all my [...]