Property inspector retained by mortgage servicer is not a debt collector and the door…

In Schlaf v. Safeguard Prop., LLC, No. 17-2811 (7th Cir. Aug. 10, 2018) the Seventh Circuit held that the company contracted by the mortgage servicer to perform occupancy inspections of mortgaged property was not a debt collector and the door hanger it left at the property was not an attempt…

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Seventh Circuit holds that debtor’s settlement with creditor moots FDCPA claim against creditor’s law…

In Portalatin v. Blatt, Hasenmiller, Leibsker & Moore, LLC, No. 16-1578 (7th Cir. Aug. 13, 2018), an FDCPA action, the Seventh Circuit vacated a judgment based on a jury verdict of $200 in statutory damages and over $70,000 in fees and costs against a law firm. The Court held that…

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Launch of Our New – Mortgage Compliance and Transaction Program

We are happy to announce the launch of our new Mortgage Compliance and Transaction Program. The Mortgage Compliance and Transaction Program is focused on providing high quality and cost efficient legal services for mortgage lenders, investors and servicers. The Program was particularly designed to meet the needs of small and…

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