PLG Legal Blog

New Rules for Closing Residential Transactions

If a buyer of a residential listing applies for a mortgage loan on or after August 1, 2015, new federal regulations will apply to the loan transaction. Generally, these new regulations will apply to all transactions involving a new residential mortgage loan. Cash and commercial transactions, even if a residence is involved, are not affected.

For men and women dealing with a legal issue,the idea of settling “out of court” may sound like a dream come true

For men and women dealing with a legal issue, the idea of settling “out of court” may sound like a dream come true: After all, by reaching a settlement without going to court, you save time and avoid a potentially pretrial preparation process; in essence, it can “all be over with” much more quickly. Sounds […]

It is important to understand that every foreclosure case presents a unique set of facts and circumstances

MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE DEFENSE If you are behind on your mortgage payments and facing foreclosure, it is important to seek competent legal advice as to what options are available to you.  Foreclosure can happen to anyone and it is a very serious situation that can result in the loss of your home, long-term credit damage and […]

Facing a criminal charge is one of the most frightening and unsettling experiences anyone can ever face:

Facing a criminal charge is one of the most frightening and unsettling experiences anyone can ever face. For most men and women, the criminal law process is entirely unfamiliar ground: Beginning with the initial arrest and throughout the criminal process, an individual who’s been charged with a crime may feel their life has been turned […]

Nearly every driver knows the feeling that comes from seeing a police car’s flashing red lights in their rearview mirror:

Nearly every driver knows the feeling that comes from seeing a police car’s flashing red lights in their rearview mirror. Although the immediate experience of being pulled over for speeding or another violation is nerve-wracking, most individuals shrug it off later as being relatively unimportant: It’s just one little traffic ticket – it’s no big […]