Judge Slaps Wells Fargo in Foreclosure | KENG HEE PAIK, Plaintiff, v. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.

Judge Slaps Wells Fargo in Foreclosure´╗┐

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A woman can stay in her home, for now, after a federal judge granted her a temporary restraining order preventing Wells Fargo from proceeding with a foreclosure. Keng Hee Paik said the bank had not provided her “with ‘any documents whatsoever'” when she took out a $750,000 home loan.

Paik said she “‘performed dutifully under the loans until 2010′” when her income was drastically reduced, and that Wells Fargo never notified of her of her rights or provided a notice of default before it initiated foreclosure proceedings.
“On the current record it appears likely that – at the least – defendants didnot comply with their legal obligations attending contacting plaintiff prior to entry of notice of default, and that failure must be cured before any foreclosure sale can proceed,” wrote U.S. District Judge William Alsup, who found Paik would likely suffer irreparable harm if the foreclosure proceeds.

“And, importantly, plaintiff is entitled to her day in court to vindicate her right to statutorily required notice,” Alsup wrote.
“This would not be the first time that a bank shirked its legal responsibilities to aid a struggling borrower trying to pay back her loan. It is in the public interest to allow such borrowers a full and fair opportunity to show that they were not given all the benefits that the law afforded when they make a preliminary showing that something was amiss.”





2 Responses to “Judge Slaps Wells Fargo in Foreclosure | KENG HEE PAIK, Plaintiff, v. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.”
  1. death to wells fargo says:

    and when they do approve you for a modification, it will be some 40 year loan b.s.

  2. Joey Martinez says:

    The same incident happened to me, but I never got my day in court. My lawyer kept me in my home, but did not file a suit against them. I am still in my home but they have filed another notice of default. I have been trying to work with them. I have jumped through all the hoops they have asked me to jump through. They still have not approved me for a loan modification.

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