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Origination Fee Dispute Insufficient for Diversity (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court sua sponte remands a borrower’s complaint seeking damages for excessive origination fees after the parties failed to show the amount in controversy could plausibly exceed $75,000 as required by Bell Atlantic v. Twombly, and Ashcroft ...

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Foreclosure Complied With Deferral Agreement (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court grants lender and a substitute trustee summary judgment on borrowers’ breach of contract, emotional distress and fraud claims; lender’s actions complied with the deed of trust and subsequent agreement to defer foreclosure to allow review ...

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Collections Lawyer Liable for Attorney’s Fees (access required)

Having found defendant lawyer in fact authorized counsel to settle this suit alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, a Richmond U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and orders defendant ...

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