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Leading Consumer and Homeowner Rights Attorneys: Protecting Families, Achieving Economic Justice

Our attorney blog allows us to keep our readers up to date with legal news, law firm announcements, current events, and other tidbits of information that you won't find anywhere else. In short, regular blog entries, we will share our thoughts and opinions on legal news and happenings related to consumer rights, consumer class action lawsuits, wrongful foreclosure cases, car and truck accidents, pedestrian and motorcycle accidents, and child accident injuries.

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2/6/2012
Carlin Phillips
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Bank Bail-Out II, the Sequel: How the Banks Got a Mulligan in the Wrongful Foreclosure Crisis

The announced terms of the settlement the Attorney Generals are about to reach with the major banks and their servicers is, in a word, “pathetic.”

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

12/7/2011
Carlin Phillips
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Massachusetts Attorney General’s Foreclosure Lawsuit Applauded by Private Consumer Attorneys

Massachusetts Attorney General’s Foreclosure Lawsuit Applauded by Private Consumer Attorneys. Martha Coakley filed suit against mortgage lenders in MA.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

11/2/2011
Phillips & Garcia
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4 Million Borrowers May be Eligible for Review of Foreclosures

Many people who lost their homes to foreclosure errors and misconduct may now use bank hired independent reviewers for potential compensation.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

9/8/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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Mortgage Deficiency

What is a mortgage deficiency? Andrew Garcia of Phillips Garcia Law explains mortgage deficiency following short sales. Phillips Garcia, Dartmouth Ma.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

9/6/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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Will a Massachusetts bank approve a short sale?

Will a Massachusetts bank approve a short sale? Why would a bank approve a short sale? Andrew Garcia of Phillips Garcia Law, Dartmouth MA explains

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

9/1/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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Should I short sell my Massachusetts home?

Should I short sell my Massachusetts home? Attorney Andrew Garcia of Phillips Garcia Law answers. 888-449-5343. Dartmouth, MA

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

8/31/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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What happens during a Massachusetts short sale?

What happens during a Massachusetts short sale? Attorney Andrew Garcia explains. 888-449-5343. 2nd marriage estate planning

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

8/30/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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What is a short sale in Massachusetts

What is a Short Sale in Massachusetts? Andrew Garcia of Phillips Garcia Law explains what a short sale is in Massachusetts. 2nd marriage estate planning.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

8/26/2011
Phillips & Garcia
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Soldier returns home from Iraq to foreclosure

Aaron Collette returns home from Iraq to find his families home in foreclosure by JP Morgan

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

7/7/2011
Phillips & Garcia
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What happens during an illegal lock-out and trash-out?

What is an illegal lock-out, and trash-out? Wrongful Bank Lock-out and Trash-out expert, Attorney Carlin Phillips, explains with a free video.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

6/16/2011
Carlin Phillips
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When can a bank seize my home?

When can a bank seize my home? Andrew Garcia of Phillips Garcia Law answers this question with a video blog.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

6/7/2011
Carlin Phillips
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Bank of America Finally Pays Florida Couple

Bank of America pays Florida couple after the couple showed up at the bank with a deputy and moving trucks. Bank of America then wrote a $5,772.88 check.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

6/6/2011
Phillips & Garcia
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Florida Couple Forecloses on Bank of America

Warren & Maureen Nyerges force Bank of America to pay their case settlement by threatening a legal seizure of bank's assets.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

6/6/2011
Carlin Phillips
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Massachusetts Lawyer Takes on Bank of America in California Federal Court

Massachusetts Attorney Andrew Garcia arrives in California for a rule 16 scheduling conference in federal court for a wrongful foreclosure and trash-out case.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

4/16/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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Foreclosure Rescission Notice? May Indicate Bank Broke Foreclosure Rules and Took Shortcuts

Fed report says Bank of America and other servicers broke rules when foreclosing on homes. If you've received a rescission notice contact Phillips Garcia Law

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

3/29/2011
Paul G. Hamel
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$20 Million in Punitive Damages Awarded to Georgia Staff Sergeant

Georgia federal jury awards Staff Sergeant David Brash $21 million against Coldwell Banker Mortgage for misapplying mortgage payments. Javalaw Breaking News

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

3/24/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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Georgia Jury Slams Coldwell Banker Mortgage with $21 mil Verdict for U.S. Soldier

Georgia jury orders Coldwell Banker Mortgage to pay $21 mil to US soldier for misapplying mortgage payments and for negative credit reporting

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

2/27/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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BoA, Wells Fargo, Citi Claim Foreclosure Probes Carry Financial Risks

Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Citigroup, the holy triumvirate of "Big Banking" claim that the investigation into faulty foreclosure practices, including "robosigning" of affidavits, carry financial risks, including fines and legal fees, that may affect their "bottom lines."

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

1/15/2011
Andrew J Garcia
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Virginia's High-speed Foreclosure Process May Get an Overhaul

Virginia has one of the fastest foreclosure time-lines in the country. A homeowner can lose their home to foreclosure auction in as little as 14 days. The Virginia legislature is considering proposals to help protect homeowners from losing their homes in a light-speed time frame. Phillips & Garcia is a leading law firm fighting against wrongful bank lock outs and trash outs across the country. If you're a victim of a bank changing your locks without warning, learn your rights.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

1/8/2011
Phillips & Garcia
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Massachusetts Highest Court Rules Against Banks in Pivotal Mortgage Case

The foreclosure practices of Wells Fargo & Co. and US Bancorp were dealt a serious setback by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in a ruling that could have national implications for the foreclosure industry.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

1/5/2011
Phillips & Garcia
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California Lawsuit Alleging Trash Out as Featured on NBC's Today Show

Mimi Ash filed a federal lawsuit in California against Bank of America in which she alleges that it wrongfully foreclosed on the home and then illegally entered it and threw out all of her family's possessions - including the ashes of her late husband. Mimi's story was featured on NBC's Today Show.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

12/30/2010
Andrew J Garcia
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I'm Behind on Mortgage Payments. Can the Bank Just Seize My Home?

Are you a homeowner behind on mortgage payments? Have you come home to find the locks have been changed by your bank? That someone has entered your house and taken your personal property? Some people and even the banks would have you believe that just because you're behind on mortgage payments that they have a right to break into your house, change the locks, winterize your home and even to take your personal property. That simply IS NOT correct. If you're the victim of a wrongful bank lock out or trash out, learn your legal rights.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

12/23/2010
Phillips & Garcia
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Bank of America Sued for Wrongfully Seizing Home and Taking Husband's Ashes

Mimi Ash, a client of Phillips & Garcia, is interviewed by Shepard Smith of Fox News about her California federal lawsuit against Bank of America.

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure

12/21/2010
Carlin Phillips
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Bank of America Illegal Foreclosure Lock Out and Trash Out Top Story of 2010

Bank of America Illegal Lock Out and Trash Out Are Top News Story of 2010

Category: Wrongful Bank Seizure