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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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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UTA Announces 2019 Officers

UTA’s Board of Directors has voted in the Association’s Officers for 2019.  They will assume their positions beginning February 1, 2019. David Dutcher of iMailTracking, based in San Diego, California will serve as the Association’s President.  The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the Association, and subject to the...

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UTA Joins Industry Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Case

UTA has filed an amicus brief along with industry organizations CMBA, CMA and ATA, in the case of Obduskey v. McCarthy Holthus.  The brief summarizes why nonjudicial foreclosure should not qualify as debt collection under the FDCPA. According to the U.S. Supreme Court summary of the case: “This case presents...

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UTA Committee Chairs Appointed

UTA President David Dutcher of iMailTracking, has announced the Association’s Committee Chairs for 2019. – Cathe Cole-Sherburn of Trustee Corps will serve as the Membership Chair. – Randy Newman, Esq. of Total Lender Solutions will serve as the Education Chair. – Robert Finlay, Esq. of Wright Finlay & Zak will...

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UTA Unveils 2019 Calendar of Events

2019 will feature dinner events in Orange County, San Diego and Dallas, as well as Lobby Days in Olympia, Carson City and Sacramento – in addition to the annual conference, this year held again in Las Vegas at the renovated Green Valley Ranch, Resort, Spa & Casino. Read the 2019...

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UTA Drafts Legislative Wish List

UTA’s Legislative Committee has produced its 2019 Legislative ‘Wish List’, with draft legislation and comments for California, Nevada and Washington.  For Washington, UTA’s wish list includes an exemption on reverse mortgages from the successor rules; For Nevada it includes legislation to adjust the tolling and expiration provisions in HOBR; and...

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