Outside Publication

Overuse of "Fraud" in Mortgage Litigation, Mortgage and Finance Fraud Litigation Strategies, Thomson Reuters/Aspatore, 2014 edition


A consumer’s decision to take out a mortgage loan is one of the most significant financial decisions she will ever make. Unfortunately, some consumers will fall on hard times and will be unable to meet the legal obligations under the terms of their loans and, in some instances, foreclosure will ensue.

This chapter explores the overuse of fraud claims in the context of mortgage litigation.