Illegal Impact Fees

Illegal Impact Fees

An article in the Sept 9, 2013 NC Lawyers Weekly discloses several developers are suing New Hanover County for impact fees they claim should not have been collected from them.
Robo Calls

Robo Calls

An Opinion published August 28, 2013 by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held certain political robo-calls violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The TCPA requires such call identify the sponsor and provide their telephone number.
Land Use Law Changes

Land Use Law Changes

Land Use Law Changes There are major changes to NC Land-Use Laws possible. The new laws will, if passed, make finding relief easier for developers, builders, and even private residents who are upset with certain categories of zoning decisions.
Mortgage Relief

Mortgage Relief

Mortgage Relief A Wall Street Journal article reports the New York Attorney General says Wells Fargo “lags behind (its) peers in carrying out foreclosure settlement”.
HAMP Loan Modification

HAMP Loan Modification

HAMP Loan Modification The 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals upheld a lower Court ruling that a borrower could not sue their lender or servicer under HAMP, or their various State laws, for refusing to grant them a HAMP Loan Modification. The Court acknowledged that...