Mortgage servicers are now required to provide monthly billing statements to debtors in bankruptcy, with limited exceptions. Debtors’ attorneys and creditors’ attorneys in the EDKY need to know about this important amendment to RESPA and TILA, which became effective on April 19, 2018. This post gives a very oversimplified summary of the rule, with a link to a more detailed article and sample billing statements.
It’s important for bankruptcy practitioners to know about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and educate their clients (whether consumers or creditors). Here are a few tips we learned about the CFPB at the 2016 NACTT Conference.