Law firms solely conducting public trustee foreclosures not “debt collectors” under FDCPA 16:43, April 2, 2019

Category: Glenwood Springs Lawyer

On March 20, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held in Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus LLP, 586 U.S. —- (2019) (case no. 17-1307) that a law firm only conducting a non-judicial (i.e., public trustee) foreclosure is not a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (the “Act”). However, such proceedings do fall […]

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UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE By: Eric Musselman and Sarah Oszczakiewicz The attorney-client privilege is an important protection for anyone who may be seeking or is currently represented by an attorney. As a client, understanding the meaning, purpose, and scope of the privilege can assist in helping to receive its full protection. This […]

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In purchasing real estate an important part of the due diligence process is an investigation of the utilities that serve the property.  Such investigations (other than a careful review of monthly utility bills) are probably not necessary in the purchase of a condominium unit. The level of inquiry may go up for existing homes, apartments […]

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