Legal Articles: Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.

 







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HTMLDisaster Recovery and Preparedness: Does Your Credit Union have a Plan?
Matthew D. Urban; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
Each day there are news reports of natural or man made disasters that impact hundreds, if not thousands, of lives and businesses in the areas where the event is occurring. Whether it is a headline grabbing event like a hurricane or a localized event such as a flash flood, any event that impacts...

 

HTMLHolding Guardianship Accounts: Best Practices
John B. C. Porter; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
I don't know if it's the result of our aging population (fueled by the Baby Boomer generation), but it seems credit unions are increasingly being presented with guardianship papers and asked to convert existing accounts into guardianship accounts. As the number of calls and questions I have...

 

HTMLCredit Unions' Responsibility to Reasonably Investigate Disputes under the Fair Credit Reporting Act
Matthew M. Young; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 26, 2014
While the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is many decades old, originally passed in 1970, credit unions should give renewed focus to the Act to ensure its compliance. Under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was provided authority to enforce the terms of the FCRA....

 

HTMLReaffirmation and the Advantages for Credit Unions
Joseph M. McCandlish; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 25, 2014
For many creditors, when a debtor files a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, getting the debtor to sign and return a reaffirmation agreement is only the first challenge. Depending on the debtor's financial situation, a hearing may be held at which the debtor would need to prove he or she can make the payments....

 

HTMLCFPB Releases New Mortgage Servicing Bulletin
Robert Lieber; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 10, 2014, previously published on September 26, 2014
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a new compliance bulletin that addresses new mortgage servicing rules as well as examiner expectations.

 

HTMLA Review of the Guardianship Process
Julie DiBaggio; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
A Review of the Guardianship Process and the Roles and Responsibilities of a Guardian Appointed Over a Resident's Person and/or Over Their Estate

 

HTMLCommercial Interest Rate Basics
David Brown; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 18, 2014
Ohio R.C. § 1343.01 caps commercial interest rates at 8% per annum with respect to bonds, bills, promissory notes, or other instruments of writing for the forbearance or payment of money at any future time. However, there are several broad exceptions which provide for interest rates above and...

 

HTMLSummary of Assets Exempt from Legal Execution
Jill Keck; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
Although the methods or proceedings in aid of execution vary from state to state, each state holds certain property exempt from levy, attachment and/or garnishment. Upon review of the laws governing exemptions in each of the following states, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania, they...

 

HTMLUsing Interest Accrual as a Bargaining Tool
Timothy Spencer; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 9, 2014
Creating incentives to entice responsible parties to pay outstanding nursing home debts is by no means easy. Particularly so in the nursing home arena, the mechanisms with which a nursing home facility may equip itself in order to encourage responsible parties to pay off owed debts often proves to...

 

HTMLBorrowers Need to be Made Aware of Mortgage Relief Scams
Larry R. Rothenberg; Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 8, 2014
While the media places great emphasis on lawsuits alleging wrongdoing by mortgage lenders against homeowners, less emphasis has been placed on egregious frauds perpetrated against distressed homeowners by supposed providers of mortgage assistance relief services (MARS).

 


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