New state and federal laws protect tenants from eviction after foreclosure. There are also new laws that apply to former owners in possession of foreclosed property, in addition to tenants.
It has come to our attention that some law firms are not following required procedures, depriving former owners of certain legal disclosures.
If you are an owner [...]
Eviction After ForeclosureIs There An Automatic Stay Many clients face eviction from their homes after foreclosure. At first glance, even a bankruptcy filing might not help, since § 362(b)(22) states that there is no automatic stay of eviction where a pre-filing judgment for possession has been entered...
NYC Lawmakers Urged To Establish Right To Counsel In Eviction, Foreclosure Proceedings In a letter urging the City Council of New York City to pass laws which would establish a right to counsel in eviction and foreclosure proceedings for low income persons, Ann B. Lesk, President of the New York County Lawyers' Association, reminds us of the inherent unfairness in the results emanating from a judicial system where only one party is represented by counsel: [T]he backbone of our