Call for Conference Session Speakers

Members – if you are interested in speaking at this year’s 44th Annual Education Conference to be held November 10-12th, 2019 in Las Vegas, now is your chance to let us know. This year’s conference will feature sessions on Cyber Security and Title Fraud; Title Issues; a Bankruptcy panel featuring...

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New and Fun Sponsorship Opportunities Available at Conference

Members – are you able to identify vendors who would be interested in sponsoring UTA’s 44th Annual Conference?  This year, UTA is offering several new and fun sponsorship opportunities, including: – Custom Cocktail Sponsorship ($500) (Create a signature cocktail or mocktail that incorporates the sponsor’s brand into the drink name,...

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ATA Convention Set for August 21-23rd

The Arizona Trustee Association will hold its 32nd Annual Convention & Education Seminar August 21-23 at the Ak-Chin Hotel & Casino in Maricopa, Arizona.  The convention and golf tournament’s earlybird registration deadline is July 31st.  The room reservation guarantee deadline is July 21st.  Register for the convention.

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of UTA Position in Obduskey Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the UTA position in the Obduskey case, by a unanimous vote of 9-0.  In essence, trustees and law firms providing non-judicial foreclosures are not debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The Justices ruled 9-0 in the case,...

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Housing Crisis: Critical Mass?

By Michael Belote, Esq., California Advocates, UTA California Lobbyist Like foreclosures, litigation, and much of what we deal with every day, issues in Sacramento seem to have lifecycle to them.  Sometimes issues take years to percolate and then finally achieve critical mass, such that the Legislature must take action.  Obviously...

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California State Military And Veterans Code Update

By Caren Jacobs Castle, Esq., The Wolf Firm, A Law Corporation Effective January 1, 2019, Section 408 of the California Military and Veterans Code was amended.  The amendment, albeit slight, has a major effect on the foreclosure process as it applies to active duty service members in California. Prior to...

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Proposed Bill Would Allow Liens To Not Be Extinguished At Time of Trustees Sale

By Holly Chisa, HPC Advocacy, UTA Washington State Lobbyist It’s week seven of the Washington Legislative 2019 session, and it’s progressing about as we expected.  With large majorities in the Washington House and Senate, and a Governor announcing his presidential candidacy, it’s no surprise over 2000 bills have been introduced...

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Orange County Dinner Features Obduskey Case & Legislative Update

Andrew Boylan, Esq, and Matthew E. Podmenik, Esq. of McCarthy Holthus and Sonia Plesset Edwards, Esq. of Wright Finlay & Zak will present on several important issues at a dinner event on Thursday, April 11th at 6 pm at the Embassy Suites in Santa Ana, California. The dinner event will...

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UTA Welcomes Three New Members

Please welcome three new members to the United Trustees Association: – Janaya Carter, The Wolf Firm, Bellevue, WA – Erin McCartney, Zieve Brodnax & Steele, Irvine, CA – Jennifer Needs, Zieve Brodnax & Steele, Irvine, CA

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New Address For UTA

Please make note: UTA has moved its offices.  Our new address is 1405 Warner Avenue, Suite B Tustin, CA 92780 Our new phone number, effective March 30th is 714-716-4030.

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