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Entra DS / SLG / PCG Press Release

Scheer Law Group, LLP and Entra Default Solutions, LLC retain PHOENIX Consulting, LLC and join The PHOENIX Group Network.
Companies join an exclusive network of legal specialists organized to advance the marketing and practice of loan servicing and default management throughout the United States.

http://www.scheerlawgroup.com/entra/EntraDS_SLG_PCG_Press-Release_10-14-10.pdf
 
 

Updating…

Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules

October 16, 2013
SLG Client Alert:  Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules-Get Ready!
Subject: Dodd Frank Mortgage Servicing Rules.  New CFBP Guidance on Conflicts with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Note: SLG strongly advises all of its Clients and affiliates to become familiar with the new Mortgage Servicing Rules, issued under Dodd-Frank, and to be ready to comply … Continue reading

UTA Conference

Spencer Scheer panelist at UTA convention on SB 900/California Homeowners Bill of Rights Legislation at 9:00 AM 11/11/2013
38TH Annual UTA Education Conference
November 9-12TH 2013, Berkeley, California
http://unitedtrustees.com/meetings/ca2013_uta_annual_conference/index.php

California Appellate Court Rules that Lender Cannot Condition a Short Sale on the Borrower Owing a Deficiency

August 28, 2013
To All SLG Clients and Affiliates:
From: Spencer Scheer
 
California Appellate Court Rules that Lender Cannot Condition a Short Sale on the Borrower Owing a Deficiency. Expansion of Short Sale Deficiency Protection:
 
Lender Clients frequently call me, distressed that a borrower is engaged in a strategic default and is seeking to affect a short sale.  They … Continue reading

SLG’s House Band, Factor 11, Takes to the Airwaves and ITunes

SLG’s House Band, Factor 11, Takes to the Airwaves and ITunes:

 
For those who like to mix law and music,  SLG’s house band, Factor 11, has released a new CD: New Dawn New Day. The CD features the soon to be famous song:  Good Looking People Drink Wine, Bad Looking People Drink Beer. The … Continue reading

Spencer Scheer on The Best of Investing

Spencer Scheer will be the featured speaker on the Best of Investing radio program.  The show can be heard  Saturday, August 3rd at 1pm on KKSF 910AM

Josh Scheer named Northern CA “Super Lawyer” by Thompson Reuters for 2013

Scheer Law Group, LLP is pleased to announce that both Spencer Scheer, Esq. and Joshua Scheer, Esq. have been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers list for 2013.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. … Continue reading

Featured Article from United Trustees Association Summer 2013

Featured Article from United Trustees Association Summer 2013: DOC062613
http://www.scheerlawgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/DOC062613.pdf
 
 

Scheer Law Group Client Alert

Dated: 6.20.13

Client Alert:

From: Spencer Scheer, Scheer Law Group, LLP

To all SLG Clients and Affiliates.

Subject: Recent Appellate Case:  Borrower Challenges Mortgage Broker Usury Exemption. Lenders and Brokers take Note.

Borrowers often assert usury defenses to enforcements of loans.  Most attempts are unsuccessful , as there are a wide … Continue reading

SLG approved as FNMA Counsel in California

SLG approved as FNMA Counsel in California.

Effective June 1, 2013,  Federal National Mortgage Association (“FNMA”) has mandated that all FNMA foreclosures be handled by approved law firms, qualifying under FNMA requirements. The impact of the FNMA mandate is that servicers will no longer be able to refer FNMA foreclosures directly to foreclosure trustees … Continue reading