Success Story: How Weltman & Moskowitz Bridged the Gap Between Mortgage Foreclosure and Chapter 13 to Successfully Protect Its Client’s Interests

Success Story: How Weltman & Moskowitz Bridged the Gap Between Mortgage Foreclosure and Chapter 13 to Successfully Protect Its Client’s Interests | Michael L. Moskowitz

By Michael L. Moskowitz and Michele K. Jaspan

Our firm was tasked by one of our lender clients to file a residential mortgage foreclosure case in New Jersey after borrower’s failure to make mortgage payments. Borrower, assisted by a purported residential foreclosure defense expert, sought to place numerous roadblocks to the foreclosure action, including the filing of an answer containing the usual boilerplate meritless “defenses.” Ultimately, after extensive discovery and unnecessary litigation caused by borrower’s “scorched-earth” tactics, final judgment of foreclosure was rendered in favor of lender. Of course, this is not the end of the story, only the beginning.

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