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Homeowners' Rights Against Foreclosure

Homeowners' Rights Against Foreclosure

Foreclosure Attorney in Pennsylvania

It may not seem like it, but as a homeowner you have rights during foreclosure. Even if you have missed payments, you have the right to defend your home and demand that the bank follow specific laws and procedures before they take back the property through foreclosure. A violation of a homeowner's rights may actually grant the homeowner the opportunity to challenge or effectively end foreclosure proceedings.

Are you currently at risk of losing your home? Make sure you involve a legal professional who can help. I am an experienced Philadelphia foreclosure defense lawyer who has the experience and resources to properly defend your rights. Regardless of the particular circumstances surrounding your case, I am confident that I can offer you information and guidance tailored to suit your needs in order to help you make the right choices to fight foreclosure and save your home. Defending your rights can also buy you valuable time to leave your home on your own terms or work out an alternative to foreclosure.


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Banks must not only follow strict guidelines in initiating foreclosure proceedings but also must obey all applicable laws that govern mortgage lending as a whole. Violations of these laws may constitute violations of homeowners' rights and grant invaluable opportunities to stop foreclosure entirely. For example, homeowners must be served with the lawsuit paperwork.

They have the right to file a response and defend themselves against the bank's complaint. They have the right to raise whatever legal defenses they believe apply to their case, including the bank's right to foreclose in the first place. This may include a failure to properly notify the homeowner of the impending lawsuit or the fact that the bank does not actually own the original mortgage note. The specific strategy may vary depending on the situation at hand.

As a Philadelphia homeowner that is facing foreclosure, you have options for help. Unfortunately, many homeowners feel overwhelmed and confused by the foreclosure process. Not all foreclosures are hopeless, as a qualified attorney with extensive experience defending my clients against foreclosure, I am confident that I can offer you the best advice for either stopping foreclosure or helping you get through the process with the least amount of damage.


Find out how my firm can protect your rights as a homeowner. Contact a Philadelphia foreclosure defense attorney today!


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