Fight Your Foreclosure in Court
Learn how foreclosure court works.
Should You Fight Your Foreclosure in Court?
Read this article before you determine whether you should fight your foreclosure in court.
How to Fight a Foreclosure in Court: Nonjudicial Foreclosure
How hard it is to fight a foreclosure depends to a great extent on where you live.
Fighting Foreclosure in Court Without an Attorney
Here are the basic steps in defending against foreclosure in court if you don't have a lawyer.
Do I have a right to trial by jury in a foreclosure case?
It's unlikely that you will be entitled to a jury in your foreclosure case. Learn more.
Fighting Your Foreclosure in Court: How Long Can You Delay the Sale of Your House?
Depending on your state, the answer may change.
Setting Aside a Foreclosure Sale
In rare circumstances, you can get the court to set aside (invalidate) a foreclosure sale. Learn when and how you can do this.
How to Fight a Foreclosure in Court: Judicial Foreclosure
Here are the essentials to consider as you fight a foreclosure.
Defenses to Foreclosure
You may be able to fight a foreclosure in court.
The Statute of Limitations in Foreclosure Actions
If your mortgage lender waits too long to bring a foreclosure action against you, you might be able to stop the foreclosure using your state statute of limitations.
Challenging Late & Other Fees in Foreclosure
Learn some of the common ways that lenders charge excessive or incorrect fees in foreclosure -- and how to challenge them.
Foreclosure Defenses: The Lender's Failure to Comply With HAMP
If your loan servicer did not comply with its obligations under HAMP, you may be able to use this as a defense to foreclosure.
False Affidavits in Foreclosures: What the Robo-Signing Mess Means for Homeowners
The robo-signing scandal is an opportunity for homeowners to challenge foreclosures in court, negotiate with lenders, and buy time.
"Produce the Note" Defense in Foreclosure
In the "produce the note defense," the homeowner demands that the foreclosing bank demonstrate that it has the legal right to foreclose.
Fair Debt Collection Claims in Foreclosure Cases
In some states, lenders and creditors bringing foreclosure actions must comply with the FDCPA.
National Bank Cannot Conduct Nonjudicial Foreclosures in Washington
Recon Trust, and other national banks, cannot serve as foreclosing trustees in Washington unless they comply with state law.
State Law Determines Who Can Conduct Nonjudicial Foreclosures
Some states require that the foreclosing trustee be in-state. Find out what happens if your lender uses an out-of-state trustee to foreclose on your home.
National Bank Cannot Conduct Nonjudicial Foreclosures in Utah
Utah has specific requirements as to who may serve as a foreclosing trustee. Find out what they are and what you can do if your trustee is not in compliance.
Foreclosure Defenses: Was There a Proper Assignment of the Mortgage?
If your mortgage has changed hands since you first took it out and the foreclosing bank doesn't have a valid assignment of mortgage, you may be able to challenge the foreclosure.
Foreclosure Defenses: Defective Affidavits and Declarations
If the mortgage lender has used a defective affidavit or declaration your foreclosure, you may be able to defend against the foreclosure.
Abuses by the Mortgage Servicing Industry
Learn about common abuses and errors made by the mortgage servicing industry.