Nikitogizmo,  in Santa Maria, CA

my clients lost their home to foreclosure. They trusted an attorney who took their money and the attorney did not pay the mortgage. He just bought

Asked by Nikitogizmo, Santa Maria, CA Thu Apr 8, 2010

time to pocket the oney and the owners were thrown out of their home.

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First, your clients should report any questionable activities to the local bar association ethic's committee & give them the time to review the matter. The next level is the state body that covers such matters (in Oh it is the Supreme Court of OH).
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There are often two sides to every story.

If it is cut and dry as you say it is - have the attorney arrested for theft.

How did the attorney cash checks made out to the mortgage company?

2 + 2 seems to = 6 in this case.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 8, 2010
What a horrible situation, the attorney should be reported to the State and local BAR Association.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 8, 2010
That is should encourage your clients to contact their local HUD-approved housing counseling agency. The one I work with in Orange County helps consumers file complaints about these types of people.
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