Recent News

We stay abreast of current legal developments. The law is always evolving.

Warning: These Posts Does Not Constitute Legal Advice; Please Consult An Attorney

ABI Volo Project: BANKRUPTCY LAW

ABI Volo Project: BANKRUPTCY LAW

Court held that attorney who prosecuted debtor’s personal injury claim on behalf of the bankruptcy estate and bankruptcy trustee, and who settled the injury claim without the trustee’s knowledge and consent, paid the debtor the settlement, and paid himself attorney’s...

read more
Bankruptcy Law: Automatic Stay

Bankruptcy Law: Automatic Stay

BANKRUPTCY LAW (Automatic Stay): In en banc opinion, 9th Circuit holds that debtor can recover all fees spent in resisting creditor who violates automatic stay in seeking to collect debt (America’s Servicing Co. v. Schwartz-Tallard, originally issued 4/16/2014, San...

read more
Real Estate: Assumption Of Lease

Real Estate: Assumption Of Lease

Where the new lessee (the persons who is going to inhabit the leased property) agrees to be bound by existing terms of the lease, the lessee is said to assume the lease (or, there has been an assumption of the lease). The lessee is responsible for the lease, according...

read more
Real Estate: Legal Actions And Trusts

Real Estate: Legal Actions And Trusts

Sometimes, real estate is held in a trust. What happens when there is a legal action by or against a trust? A trust itself cannot sue or be sued. (Presta (2009) 179 CA4 909, 914). "As a general rule, the trustee is the real party in interest with standing to sue and...

read more
Real Estate: Balloon Mortgage

Real Estate: Balloon Mortgage

Some mortgage terms don’t look like they sound. For example, a “balloon mortgage” is a mortgage loan in which the monthly payments are not large enough to repay the loan by the end of the term. So at the end of the term, the remaining balance comes due in a single...

read more

Follow Hearthstone Legal Group,
by Herbert Wiggins, APLC

Share Hearthstone Legal Group,
by Herbert Wiggins, APLC

Call Now ButtonCall Now

Pin It on Pinterest