if i own a home in one state and work in another, and i want to take legal action against my lender, can i file in the state where i work or do i have to file in the state where the home is located, can i represent my self if i cannot afford an attorney, and if they decide to file for foreclosure how long will i have to stay in the house if i still want to try and catch up with the payment and do not want to lose the house. thanks so much for your help
Where you work is irrelevant, you have to file in the state where the property is located. If you have to ask such a basic question, (which quite frankly is common knowledge, or easily found on Google) you have no chance of winning any legal action on your own. Do not even think of handling a mortgage foreclosure case on your own, or there will be grave consequences. Only a mortgage foreclosure defense has the expertise to prevent you from having more problems than you can possibly imagine. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is with an in-person consultation. You need to retain the best NY mortgage foreclosure defense attorney you can afford. You should not be restricted by geographic factors. Pick the best lawyer you can find and remember one rule: a good lawyer is generally never cheap, and a cheap lawyer is generally never good so don't choose based on price. Use AVVO's Find a Lawyer tool to select a qualified attorney. Good luck. THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE! YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY WHO IS LICENSED IN YOUR STATE FOR LEGAL ADVICE. This is merely suggestions for you to think about in discussing your situation with the local attorney.
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