Find Lawyers in Little Rock, Arkansas for Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Chris McNulty focuses his practice on helping financial institutions in compliance, regulatory, bankruptcy and litigation matters. He represents creditors in bankruptcies and workouts of troubled commercial loans, leases and other contractual relationships and in commercial and agricultural litigation. Chris counsels clients in a wide variety of debtor/creditor matters including asset-based and cash-flow transactions, subordinated and second-lien debt, equity classes and rights, intercreditor...
Lindsey Emerson Raines is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Her practice focuses on business litigation, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy.Prior to joining the firm, Lindsey worked as a staff attorney to the Honorable Richard D. Taylor in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas.She is a 2016 graduate from the University of Mississippi School of Law and received her bachelor’s degree in political science and hist...
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Definition
In practice, mortgage banking foreclosure attorneys provide legal services to lender and servicing clients on a wide variety of issues encompassing real property law, civil litigation in state and federal courts, bankruptcy and administrative courts. Specific legal tasks include everything from title searches, loan closings, foreclosure processing, bankruptcy processing, litigation, as well as, practice in administrative courts and agencies in both state and federal courts.
Attorneys in this area may have general experience in real property, bankruptcy, and litigation, and can specialize in these fields, but must have the ability to work within all of these areas of practice. Attorneys in this practice area also must be well versed in federal laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Service-member Civil Relief Act, and the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009, as well as, GSE guidelines, CFPB regulations and mandates, and consumer initiated litigation arising out of mortgage loan transactions, and mortgage loan servicing activities. Attorneys also must be familiar with investor and agency regulations and guidelines and the applicable provisions of national settlements involving banks and servicers to both provide clients advice on these matters and to ensure timely compliance with regulations, statute, agency guidelines, and national settlement standards effectively.
Finally, with the advent of mandatory GSE review of the qualifications of law firms providing default legal services on GSE owned loans, it is imperative that a lawyer in this area of practice not only be able to demonstrate his competency as a lawyer, but also be able to prove, among other things, that his firm has adequate staff and attorney to file ratios, possesses suitable technology/software to accommodate legal functions and safeguard confidential information, is able to satisfy reporting requirements, has established internal quality control policies and is financially stable.
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