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COURTS – RESCISSION

If a creditor fails to provide a borrower with a rescission notice or accurate material disclosures for certain residential mortgage loans, the rescission period is extended from three business days to three years. Two recent decisions from the Eighth Circuit conclude that borrowers must file a lawsuit to preserve the statute of limitations. Hartman v. Smith, 734 F.3d 752 (8th Cir. 2013) and Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., 729 F.3d 1092 (8th Cir. 2013). […]

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