When you miss a payment on your home loan, your lender can start the foreclosure process. According to data provided by RealtyTrac, approximately 40,000 foreclosures were initiated in Texas in 2018 alone. Unfortunately, lenders do not always act in good faith when foreclosing on borrowers. If you were the victim of a wrongful foreclosure, you deserve a lawyer knowledgeable in this area to help you. At Khirallah PLLC, our real estate dispute lawyer can help you determine whether you have a wrongful foreclosure case and how to protect your rights. Here, we provide an overview of what you need to prove to bring a successful wrongful foreclosure claim in Texas. Of course, if you have any specific questions about your case, you should contact an experienced wrongful foreclosure lawyer right away. Wrongful Foreclosure Cases Before a foreclosure can occur, the lender must take the proper steps according to the law; and sometimes the proper steps are missed. To prevail in a wrongful foreclosure lawsuit, a borrower must prove that the lender, in some manner, engaged in improper conduct. In Texas, plaintiffs in a wrongful foreclosure case sue for various types of claims: Negligence Fraud Negligent misinterpretation Wrongful foreclosure Breach of contract Cases Against Your Bank for Wrongfully Foreclosing on Your Home A foreclosure is wrongful for many different reasons and Khirallah PLLC is here to make sure that lenders follow the rules; however, if they do not follow these rules, we are here to help the borrower. Some of the most common examples include: Processing errors in your loan; Miscommunication between the lender and other parties; Improper advice from lender — such as to fall behind on mortgage payments in order to qualify for a loan modification; Predatory tactics; Failure to give the proper notices; Failure to accelerate; and Misapplication of payments. If you are facing foreclosure, it is imperative that you seek immediate assistance from a professional. You only have a limited amount of time to take action to protect your rights. Contact an experienced Texas wrongful foreclosure attorney immediately. Remedies Available for Wrongful Foreclosures in Texas Victims of wrongful foreclosure deserve justice. As a general matter, there are two types of remedies available in a Texas wrongful foreclosure lawsuit. If successful in pursuing a wrongful foreclosure claim, a plaintiff may be entitled to: Have the foreclosure proceedings halted and dismissed, Recover financial compensation for any damages, or Have the foreclosure sale voided. Our law firm fights for the rights of borrowers who have faced an unlawful foreclosure on their home. If your mortgage lender violated the law, we will help you get justice and full and fair support for your damages. Speak to Our Texas Wrongful Foreclosure Attorney Today Rachel Khirallah is an experienced wrongful foreclosure lawyer. If you are wrongfully facing foreclosure or if your property has already been foreclosed upon, she can help. With an office in Dallas, attorney Khirallah serves clients throughout the region, including in Fort Worth, Arlington, Frisco, and Plano. Contact us today.Continue on the Blog
Aggressive. Efficient. Effective.
Khirallah PLLC is a real estate only litigation boutique that represents and protects homeowners against predatory lenders, mortgage servicing companies, builders, and investors. Khirallah PLLC’s specialized experience in exclusively real estate matters, such as large scale homeowner disputes related to improper disclosures from builders, construction defect litigation, foreclosure and/or mortgage litigation, title disputes, and other related real estate disputes has enabled her to become a powerhouse in the real estate and real estate financing industry. Khirallah PLLC understands the intricacies of the industry, the uniqueness of each dispute and complicated real estate financing and lending issues.
When facing banks and builders and investors, you may feel helpless and even doubt the legitimacy of your case.
That’s when we come in.
We practice in the following areas of litigation.
Meet The Managing Attorney
Rachel E. Khirallah
As a seasoned trial lawyer, Rachel Khirallah has been representing clients in real estate disputes for more than fourteen years. Whether she is representing a large group of homeowners fighting a builder for failing to disclose defects or an individual fighting to save their home, Ms. Khirallah zealously advocates for her clients. She is decisive, experienced, dedicated, and relentless. The legal system is complicated, expensive, and difficult, if not impossible, for consumers to access, especially against a corporation. Rachel went to law school to give access to the legal network to those who would otherwise not have it and in her words, “is so fortunate to love the work she does and gets up every morning wondering how she is going to change the world”. According to Rachel, the average individual does not have the resources to fight the corporations who have wronged them, and Rachel gives access to the legal network to those who would otherwise not have it.
Frequently Asked Questions
Whether you are having a problem with your mortgage lender, or dealing with a construction dispute, there is a lot on the line in a real estate dispute. You do not have to navigate these complex issues alone. If you are involved in a real estate dispute, you should speak to an experienced real estate attorney about your case. During an initial consultation, a real estate lawyer will be able to give you guidance on how to best protect your rights and move towards a successful resolution. At the office of Khirallah PLLC, our real estate attorney offers aggressive representation during any real estate dispute, and we will advocate for your best interests. Most Common Real Estate Disputes There are several types of disputes that can arise that require assistance from a real estate lawyer. For over a decade, Attorney Rachel Khirallah of Khirallah PLLC has focused on handling the full range of real estate disputes. She provides smart, efficient and aggressive representation for any dispute. Some of the most common real estate disputes in Texas include: Development and construction disputes; Commercial lease and residential lease disputes; Wrongful foreclosures; Failure to disclose defects; Reverse mortgage foreclosures; Title disputes, including claims against your title company; Property line and boundary disputes Breach of real estate contract disputes; Land use disputes including deed restriction disputes; and Real estate fraud. Regardless of the specific nature of your case, it is imperative that you consult with an experienced real estate litigation attorney right away. The sooner you take action, the easier it will be to find an effective solution. How Our Dallas Real Estate Lawyer Will Protect Your Rights We have extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in real estate matters. Our law firm is committed to providing clients with assertive, sophisticated, and fully personalized legal guidance. Among other things, our top-rated Texas real estate attorney will: Conduct a comprehensive review of your case; Explain your rights and options to you; Zealously represent you; Investigate your dispute — obtaining relevant documents and records, and always be ready for trial. Real estate disputes can be complicated. Our Texas Real Estate Lawyer aggressively works on your behalf to make sure your interests are protected and that best potential outcome possible. Get Help From a Texas Real Estate Litigation Attorney Today Rachel Khirallah is an experienced real estate litigation attorney. If you are involved in a real estate dispute, Attorney Khirallah is standing by, ready to help. Contact our legal team today for a fully confidential review of your case. With a law office in Dallas, we serve communities throughout North Texas.Continue on the Blog
Khirallah In The Community
We are in this business for a reason: the people.
Giving back to the DFW Metroplex is important to Rachel and Khirallah PLLC. Rachel and her firm dedicate significant time and resources to support the community through.
- Routinely accepting pro bono cases
- Maintaining an active internship program for high school and college students
- Funding a scholarship program for high school and college students
- Volunteering as an active alumnus of Ursuline Academy and
- Donating to charitable donations