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Mortgage Foreclosure: Dan Khwaja on Gilbert and New Rules

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New Illinois Supreme Court rules take effect on May 1, 2013 that were specifically crafted for Mortgage Foreclosure as a result of ongoing issues. The new rules follow recent decisions, namely the Gilbert decision and its modifications. Our guest, Dan Khwaja, mortgage foreclosure defense attorney, presents key legal updates.


Questions and topics covered on this show

1)      Tell us a brief history of the Gilbert case and generally how its holding affects mortgage foreclosure law.

2)      The Gilbert opinion was recently modified. What updates should mortgage foreclosure lawyers understand?

3)      Introduction to new Supreme Court rules and tell us how the Court used Gilbert in drafting the new rules.

4)      Mortgage foreclosure attorneys should read the new rules. Can you give us a road map of the important rules?


Dan Khwaja is an attorney at the Law Offices of Michael J. Robins in Chicago. Dan manages many of the firm’s cases in DuPage County and frequently appears before Judge Gibson and is well known for educating fellow mortgage foreclosure defense attorneys on the Gilbert decision and the new rules and holdings. Dan’s extracurricular activities include his work on the board at Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago. Dan is also a member of the National Mortgage Servicing Standards group. Dan is an alumnus of The John Marshall Law School and the University of Iowa.