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Top Rated Bankruptcy Lawyers

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Molleur Law Offices reached new heights Top Rated Bankruptcy lawyers Jim Molleur has met a new milestone, and earned his 10 Years badge: To learn more, read his full profile. Tanya Sambatakos has earned her Rising Star Badge:  Tanya was also listed in  Super Lawyers Magazine.

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to offer Flex loan modification program

Posted on 08/07/2017 at 03:53 pmViewed 176 times

A new loan modification program aimed at making the process simpler and more accessible. Ever since the financial crisis of ’07-’08, mortgage companies have been making an increased effort to provide affordable, sustainable options to customers, helping them to avoid stressful situations like falling behind on monthly payments or losing their...

Court Denies Fannie Mae and PHH Mortgage's Motion to Dismiss

Posted on 08/07/2017 at 03:43 pmViewed 124 times

HAMP loan modification wrongfully denied The Court issued a decision on July 17, 2017 denying a Motion to Dismiss brought by Fannie Mae and PHH Mortgage against a homeowner, represented by our attorney, Andrea Bopp Stark, who filed claims against them that he was wrongfully denied a HAMP loan modification.  In denying the Motion, Judge Levy of...

Molleur appointed to Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee

Posted on 05/20/2017 at 09:46 pmViewed 320 times

The Court recently appointed James Molleur, as a member of the Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee.  The Committee considers new rules and revision of existing rules that govern the processing of bankruptcy cases in the Maine Bankruptcy Courts. Who makes up the Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee? The Committee consists of a group of attorneys...

Recent Maine Bankruptcy Court Cases

Posted on 05/20/2017 at 09:32 pmViewed 348 times

Two decisions from the Maine Bankruptcy help us understand how the Court will process Chapter 13 cases and how the Court will consider the dischargeability of student loan debts. Filing for Chapter 13 In the case of In re Jones , the Court concluded that Section 1324 of the Bankruptcy Code required debtors to schedule a hearing on...

Molleur Law welcomes attorneys to our legal team

Posted on 03/31/2017 at 04:03 pmViewed 446 times

Christopher J. Keach, Esq. Attorney Chris Keach, first joined Molleur Law part-time in August 2015 and then became an associate in November 2015. This welcome is long overdue for Chris!  In the time Chris has been here, he has been an invaluable addition to both the bankruptcy and consumer rights litigation groups.  Chris has represented...

Court Finds Loan Modification Agreement Enforceable Even Though Lender Did Not Sign

Posted on 03/31/2017 at 03:40 pmViewed 405 times

In Carson v. Ocwen, Litton , and Bank of New York as Trustee , the U.S. Federal District Court of Maine found that a loan modification agreement that the Carsons signed, returned, and made years of payments on was indeed enforceable even though the lender or servicer did not sign it.   The Court found The plain language of the executed...

Debt buyer violates MDCPA, 93A by collecting while unlicensed

Posted on 03/22/2017 at 12:48 pmViewed 464 times

In a case vs. Midland Funding, LLC, Attorney Miller wins a case for her client.  To find out more about the case see the document below: To find out more about Molleur laws services for unfair debt collection click here .

Favorable Decision for Maine Homeowners

Posted on 01/12/2017 at 01:41 pmViewed 874 times

The U.S. District Court for the State of Maine issued a decision this week that clarifies Maine homeowners' rights after consenting to a foreclosure judgment with a waiver of deficiency.  In Kowalski v. Seterus, Inc. , Judge Woodcock denied Seterus' Motion to Dismiss Kowalski's claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the...

Need Help Understanding Your Student Loans?

Posted on 12/21/2016 at 10:22 amViewed 674 times

Federal loans? Private loans? Subsidized loans? Unsubsidized loans? Perkins loans? Parent plus loans? Direct loans? Cost of living loans?  There are many different types of loans that students use to pay for their educations.  Each type has special repayment terms and some have deferment, forbearance and forgiveness opportunities while others...

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