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Using the Judicial System to Abate the Foreclosure Crisis

By Adam Leitman Bailey And Rachel Sigmund Adam Leitman Bailey is the principal of Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. in New York, New York. Rachel Sigmund is a third-year law student at the Rutgers University School of Law-Newark. Many stagnant foreclosures in the United States have been stuck in the judicial process for more than two  Full Article…

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The Warranty of Habitability: An Unexpected Hazard in Home Mortgage Foreclosure

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman Most attorneys and nearly all educated tenants in this State are aware of the existence of the warranty of habitability. Few may know that it is statutory in basis, fewer care that it contradicts the common law, but most would be surprised by the types of occupancy to  Full Article…

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Despite ‘Jones,’ Ambiguities In Title Chain Can Be Cured

By Adam Leitman Bailey and Dov Treiman When the Supreme Court decided Jones v. Flowers,1 it exacerbated a nagging problem for the title insurance industry – the necessity to do constitutional analysis when examining chains of title. With the current state of the economy, tax foreclosures are increasing. Thus, more properties have these ambiguities in  Full Article…

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