Q-Law Blog

Distressed Homeowners’ Bill of Rights

Having counseled approximately two hundred Oregon homeowners drowning in negative equity, I have discovered that many, if not most, believe that somehow their lenders can

A Good Day At The Foreclosure Mill

After several years of toil as a low paid toady for a high-powered foreclosure mill law firm, our intrepid young associate has finally won a

The Beyer Decision – Judicial Sorcery

Introduction. Federal District Court Judge Michael W. Mosman ruled in favor of Bank of America and others in the recent foreclosure case of Jon Charles Beyer and

In Defense of Borrower Default

In common parlance today, a “default” denotes either nonperformance – or inadequate performance – that falls short of a written rule, guideline, or criterion.  It

MERS Surrenders!

“You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em, know when to walk away, know when to run” [The Gambler, by

The Wise Old Owl

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. – Proverbs 24:3-4