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Naming Heirs in Illinois

A deceased borrower’s spouse or child will often contact your office wanting to know why he or she is named in a mortgage foreclosure lawsuit when he or she did not own the property. That person will inform you that …

Article: The Wigod Decision

In March of 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its decision in Wigod v. Wells Fargo Bank. Lori Wigod was a borrower who sued her servicer on numerous theories, alleging that she was entitled to …

ALA Names New Partners and Announces Expansion

Freedman Anselmo Lindberg congratulates Douglas Oliver and Barbara Nilsen as the newest partners. The firm also announced they will strengthen their presence in the Midwest region with expansion into Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Michigan with the addition of Daniel Cox …

Article: New Illinois Supreme Court Rules

On February 22, 2013, the Illinois Supreme Court adopted several new rules governing foreclosure. The rules took effect on May 1, 2013. The overall effect of the new rules is to place greater burdens on plaintiffs and their counsel. However, …

ALO Hires New Director of Operations

Freedman Anselmo Lindberg LLC is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Trubich as the new Collections Department Director of Operations. Steve has 25 years of experience at Household/HSBC in various leadership roles in the Customer Finance Division, Mortgage Services, Retail Services, Technology …