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Civil Procedure – Rule 11 Sanctions – Foreclosure – Attorney’s Fees (access required)

Homeowners who lost their suit attempting to forestall foreclosure by defendant bank through a bankruptcy proceeding do not have to pay the mortgage company’s attorney’s fees under 28 U.S.C. § 1927, but a Richmond U.S. District Court says they do have to pay the lender $1,000 as a sanction for their frivolous filings and bad ...