What are Mortgage Reinstatements and Loan Modifications When you fall behind on your mortgage payments, the best way to avoid foreclosure is to pay the arrears, or the amount you owe your lender. There are two ways to bring your payments up to date so you can stay in your home. Mortgage Reinstatement If you have the funds needed to immediately resolve the past due balance you may apply for a mortgage reinstatement. To begin the mortgage reinstatement process you must contact your lender, … [Read more...] about Understanding Mortgage Reinstatement in Ohio
If you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, you should contact an Ohio foreclosure defense attorney immediately. That’s true even if your mortgage lender, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, etc., has obtained a final judgment and a sheriff sale of your home has already been scheduled. There are laws in place to protect your rights, and you can still fight back. Here’s what you can do to postpone or stop an Ohio sheriff sale. Options to Stop an Ohio Sheriff Sale Obtain a Stay of Sale … [Read more...] about How Can I Stop an Ohio Sheriff Sale?
Last year, Edwardo Sanchez, a paralegal in DannLaw’s New Jersey and New York office became the first person in his family to graduate from college, an event he proudly shared on Twitter. His tweet was noticed and retweeted by none other than Bill Gates who told his 43.2 million followers that Edwardo’s story was an “amazing moment of hope and progress” in what had been a “really tough year.” I agree with Mr. Gates, Edwardo’s achievement gives us all hope that the American Dream is still … [Read more...] about Keeping the Dream Alive
In 2007 then-Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann was among the first officials in the nation to recognize that years of predatory mortgage lending and Wall Street greed was about to devastate the housing market and bring the U.S. economy to the brink of collapse. Now the filmmakers at Red Point Digital have produced and are preparing to release The Con, a documentary that chronicles the crisis, the people crushed by it, and those like Marc Dann who attempted to stop the economic carnage and hold … [Read more...] about New documentary chronicles “The Con” that nearly destroyed America’s economy and the role Marc Dann played in pursuing scam artists
Look up the word “scam” in the dictionary these days and you just might find the Wells Fargo logo. The giant lender, already accused of cheating homeowners in bankruptcy and creating fraudulent credit card and bank accounts for millions of unsuspecting customers, has now been caught charging people who took out car loans for insurance they didn’t need. According to media reports more than 800,000 people were charged for insurance they did not need. Charges for the insurance, which were often … [Read more...] about Hundreds of thousands snared by Wells Fargo auto loan scam, victims are entitled to monetary compensation
Anyone who knows Marc Dann: clients, colleagues, opposing counsel, judges, reporters, is well aware of what he does for a living. But only the members of his family and closest friends truly understood why he does what he does. Until today. That's because the "Attorney of the Month" article about Marc that appears in the latest edition of Attorney at Law magazine delves into the influences that shaped his remarkable legal career and led him to eschew life as a partner in a "tall building" law … [Read more...] about Battling the powerful on behalf of the powerless: AAL article explores the influences that shaped Marc Dann’s commitment to consumer law
Lawsuit claims restaurant chain’s website and mobile app are not fully accessible to and independently usable by the blind or visually-impaired. CHICAGO, April 25, 2017 —The Manning Law Firm of Newport Beach California has joined with former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann of the Dann Law Firm to file suit in federal court alleging that the McDonald’s restaurant chain is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act (UCRA). The suit was … [Read more...] about PaytonDann and Manning law firms file suit alleging McDonald’s website and mobile app violate Americans with Disabilities Act, California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act
On April 26 I announced that the Dann Law Firm and California-based Manning Law Firm of Newport Beach had filed suit in federal court alleging that the McDonald’s restaurant chain is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act because the company’s website and mobile app are not fully accessible to or independently usable by people who are blind or visually impaired. Since then Dann Law Firm has filed similar actions against GrubHub, the … [Read more...] about Dann Law Firm files ADA/UCRA suits against GrubHub, Bath and Body Works and DSW as fight to protect the rights of the blind and visually impaired continues