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Supreme Court of Texas Recommends Trial Lawyers Provide More Accounting Records to Prove Fees

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“General, conclusory testimony devoid of any real substance will not support a fee award,” said the April 26 opinion in Rohrmoos Venture v. UTSA DVA Healthcare. “Billing records are strongly encouraged to prove the reasonableness and necessity of requested fees.”

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In Acceleration, Bankruptcy, Bill Of Review, Debt Collector, Deed of Trust, Editors Choice, Fake Documents, FDCPA, Federal Law, Fifth Circuit, Foreclosures, Jurisdiction, Laws In Texas, Mortgage Servicers, News, QWR, State Law, Supreme Court of Texas, Texas, Texas Finance Code

Texas Courts Received 10,545 Foreclosure Filings in the First Quarter of 2019 Alone

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Counter to the national trend, 15 states posted year-over-year increases in foreclosure starts, including Florida (up 65%); Georgia (up 30%); Texas (up 27%); Louisiana (up 20%); Washington (up 12%);…

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The 3-Panel in the Fifth Circuit Combine for the Circuit and Announce A Sword, A Shield and A[nother] Retroactive Erie Guess

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Section 1024.41 of the Code of Federal Regulations describes the procedures that mortgage servicers must follow when processing loss mitigation applications. Does the Fifth Circuit interpret the law correctly…

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In Acceleration, Bankruptcy, Bill Of Review, Debt Collector, Deed of Trust, Editors Choice, Fake Documents, FDCPA, Federal Law, Fifth Circuit, Foreclosures, Jurisdiction, Laws In Texas, Mortgage Servicers, News, Quiet Title, QWR, State Law, Supreme Court of Texas, Texas, Texas Finance Code

A Decade Later, An IndyMac Clone is Funded in Austin – 360 Mortgage Group – As Round II of Foreclosures Are Targeted

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This lender plans to underwrite $1B in mortgages with no income, no asset verification. Resi investors can borrow from an Austin-based lender without verifying their income or assets (NINA…

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In Acceleration, Bankruptcy, Bill Of Review, Debt Collector, Deed of Trust, Editors Choice, Fake Documents, FDCPA, Federal Law, Fifth Circuit, Foreclosures, Jurisdiction, Laws In Texas, Mortgage Servicers, News, Quiet Title, QWR, State Law, Supreme Court of Texas, Texas, Texas Finance Code

Deutsche Bank and the Two Billion Reasons the Donald Trump Cabinet is Filled with Bankers, Lawyers and Foreclosure Kings

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Ms. Vrablic, an intensely private person who rarely discussed personal matters with her colleagues, steered more than $300 million in loans to Mr. Trump over the ensuing years. When…

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In Acceleration, Bankruptcy, Bill Of Review, Debt Collector, Deed of Trust, Editors Choice, Fake Documents, FDCPA, Federal Law, Fifth Circuit, Foreclosures, Jurisdiction, Laws In Texas, Mortgage Servicers, News, Quiet Title, QWR, State Law, Supreme Court of Texas, Texas, Texas Finance Code

The Truth About Political Intervention for Citizens and Consumers: There is None: You’re on Your Own

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During the run-up of the housing bubble, banks acquired thousands of subprime mortgages and turned them into securities. They created trusts as repositories of the mortgages, with bonds flowing…

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