Baltimore, Maryland Divorce, Foreclosure & Appellate Attorney
Law Firm OverviewLaw Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC is located in Baltimore, Maryland. The firm handles family law, appellate and consumer protection cases, and provides foreclosure defense and other legal services to clients in Towson, Annapolis and Owings Mills, and surrounding areas in Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County and Baltimore City. Our practice areas include divorce and property division, child custody and support, and other family law matters; consumer protection, bank fraud and business fraud; foreclosure defense assistance through loan modifications and other services; insurance claims for life, flood, homeowner and business interruption policies; and appeals.
We are a Fourth Circuit appellate law firm handling civil and criminal appeals and petitions for writ of certiorari in Maryland appellate courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC will protect your rights and interests while developing effective solutions to meet your goals and objectives. We value our clients, and work aggressively to pursue a positive outcome in your legal matters.
Year this Office was Established: 2007
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Bank Fraud; Business Fraud; Civil Appeals; Criminal Appeals; Petitions for Writ of Certiorari.
Mr. Jason Ostendorf
Appellate Practice, Consumer Law, Divorce, Foreclosure, Personal Injury
- American Bar Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Maryland Association for Justice
- Baltimore County Bar Association
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The U.S. Court of Appeals, in its published opinion, Warren v. Sessoms & Rogers, P.A., No. 10-2105, 2012 WL 76053 (4th Cir. Jan. 11, 2012), analyzes the materiality and knowledge requirements under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq. The decision is significant for consumer attorneys, as it involves an interpretation in favor of consumers by a court that has a conservative reputation.Read Article
Maryland - May 18, 2012 - A new story recently emerged in the heated debate over gay marriage. Last week, Maryland's highest court held that courts in that state must apply divorce laws equally, and grant a divorce, for gay marriages that were legally formed in another state.Read Article
This article covers the eligibility criteria for homeowners who wish to lower their interest rates and monthly mortgage payments through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP). Although the country is showing signs of recovery from the economic crisis of 2008, many Americans are still feeling its effects. One wide-spread problem concerns the large number of “underwater homes”, or homes as to which the homeowner owes more on the mortgage than the property is worth.Read Article
This article outlines the basics of Maryland consumer protection law. The reader will understand how to effectively advise the client at the initial consultation. The Maryland Consumer Protection Act (CPA) is codified at Md. Code, Com. Law § 13-101 et seq. The CPA is very broad, and covers virtually any form of fraud that a business might commit or attempt against a consumer.Read Article
This article details the basics of representing the homeowner facing a Maryland foreclosure. With the continued economic crisis, it is important for lawyers to know how to represent a homeowner in foreclosure. While much discussion has been devoted to deeds in lieu of foreclosure, short sales, and other ways to help a homeowner exit their home, not much discussion has been devoted to how to challenge a wrongful foreclosure. This article covers the basics.Read Article