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April 19, 2013 TRO GRANTED IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

This morning we are pleased to announce that a Restraining Order was Granted in California  thanks to the litigation team at Consumer Rights Defenders. We are proud to announce that in the case of Loree J M v. IndyMac the court issued a TRO stopping a foreclosure sale. This was issued in Santa Clara County […]

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SUING FOR WRONGFUL FORECLOSURE – A MUST READ…

In California, the tort of wrongful foreclosure requires: (1) a legally owed duty to the Plaintiff by the foreclosing party (2) a breach of that duty (3) a causal connection between the breach of that duty and the injury the Plaintiff sustained, and (4) damages. California courts have further clarified this cause of action by […]

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CRD offering free services if you qualify.

For our April/May Newsletter readers we have some encouraging news.  Two more of our pro se litigants have successfully obtained TRO’s to stop foreclosures. The grounds were technical, but were based on bankers failing to follow the protections of the California 2013 Foreclosure Prevention act dealing with lender duties to the borrower prior to recording […]

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Consumer Rights Defenders Voted #1 in customer satisfaction for pro se litigants!!!

By: T. Kelley – Sentinel News [excerpt] March, 2013 Few, if any, get praise or glory for helping homeowners and consumers. Its tough work and people like to whine endlessly about bad treatment often with no resolution that satisfies.  Usually the consumer activists get all the newspaper ink and occasionally,a few politicians when they have the fortitude to […]

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Cities Cutting ties to Bank of America citing Fraud claims-Call us to get your lawsuit going!

St. Petersburg official proposes break with Bank of America ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO “Let’s not reward people who are violating the settlement,” said Councilman Steve Kornell. By:  KATE BRADSHAW | Tribune staff Published: March 18, 2013   ST PETERSBURG –Citing complaints about Bank of America’s performance in the wake of the housing crisis, Councilman Steve Kornell wants […]

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The Countrywide, WaMu assignments are a FRAUD, Neil Garfield opines:

From Neil Garfield’s blog, reprinted here by Consumer Rights Defenders for our readers and clients. Neil says: ” Based upon current information and direct interviews with participants I have come to three broad conclusions:” Bank of America never acquired any loans from Countrywide. Chase never acquired any loans from Washington Mutual OneWest never acquired the […]

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You Don’t Need and Attorney to Get Your Case Started

The idea of filing a legal action “on your own” should not be daunting, at least not if you have CRD helping.  Lawyers want thousands for a retainer and do nothing that you can’t do at the outset to get the case in shape to be filed.  Here are some tips. 1. Call CRD for […]

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California Court Gives Hope to Homeowners Lied to by Banks

From CRD sources inside the courts: On Jan. 27, a California appeals court ruled that U.S. Bank conned Claudia Aceves out of her home. Specifically, the court found that U.S. Bank (USB) told Aceves that if she gave up bankruptcy court protection on her home, it would negotiate a loan modification with her. But, the court found, […]

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BANK FRAUD: You can enjoin and sue to recover from…

Folks you have to see this piece from our TV news friends about the bank fraud perpetraited upon we citizens. If you want to join in a class action being proposed later this year, reach out to us. 818.453.3585 or CR.Defenders@yahoo.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IC3ZIKK8Zgs

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MERS ON ITS LAST LEGS as we view it!!!

FEBRUARY NEWS ON LITIGATED MATTERS FROM CONSUMER RIGHTS DEFENDERS. – 818.453.3585 – Offices Nationwide We are getting some strong results on our “lack of standing” arguments. [Bank may not own the right to enforce the note and thus, lack standing to defend]. Some astute judges are “getting it” at long last. Lenders have been having […]

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