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Group urges hearings before foreclosures

June 20, 2009

People working to help homeowners avoid foreclosure pushed Friday for every foreclosure to require a hearing before a judge in Superior Court.

Now, foreclosing on a mortgage is a paperwork process. “The problem is there is no one to listen to you,” said Justin H. Dion, a bankruptcy attorney with the Springfield law firm of Bacon Wilson who is chair of the Hampden County Bar Association’s bankruptcy section.

He said he’s run across a case in which the homeowner had paid the mortgage and the out-of-state financing company simply didn’t record those payments and started the process of taking back the house.

“Good luck getting someone to understand when you call their 1-800 number,” Dion said. …

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by: Jim Kinney

June 20, 2009

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Justin H. Dion, Esq.