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Folks Hess, an Arizona woman-owned and managed default services law firm

An Arizona Woman-Owned and Managed Default Services Law Firm


Phoenix Skyline

 Judgment Renewal


Arizona Money Judgment Validity and Renewal Deadline Extended from Five Years to Ten

On March 20, 2018, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law A.R.S. § 12-1551, which extends, from five years to 10 years, the validity of and renewal deadline for a money judgment. The statute applies to all judgments entered or renewed on or after August 3, 2013.





Women-Owned Business

Folks Hess is certified as a women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).


Arizona Mortgage Deficiency Law Update 2017

Proposition 209: A Creditor's Guide to Arizona's Predatory Debt Collection Act



Arizona Mortgage Deficiency Law Update 2017

Mortgage Deficiency Law

Larry Folks' updated Arizona Mortgage Deficiency Law article addresses Arizona's Mueller and Wildwood decisions and provides a useful reference for attorneys


Enforcement of Money Judgments

Step-By-Step Guide to Enforcement of Money Judgments Against a Judgment Debtor’s “Homestead” Property/Residence


Maricopa County Sheriff Bidding Requirements at Sheriff's Execution Sale of a Judgment Debtor's Homestead Residence

Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff’s Bidding Requirements at a Sheriff’s Execution Sale of a Judgment Debtor’s “Homestead” Residence


Arizona Statute of Limitations - Collection Lawsuits

FAQs re: Arizona Statute of Limitations Applicable to Collection Lawsuits and Non-Judicial Trustee's Foreclosure Sales of Real Property



A "High Touch" Phoenix Law Firm for Banks, Credit Unions and Mortgage Servicers

In protecting the Arizona legal interests of banks, mortgage servicers and other financial institutions — such as representative clients Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — the attorneys at Folks Hess offer efficient, coordinated legal services related to consumer and commercial foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, collection and mortgage deficiency litigation, creditors’ rights litigation and other default services.



We have an office in Las Vegas offering all of our services for the entire State of Nevada

Folks Hess, PLLC
4955 South Durango Drive, Suite 174
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Telephone No.: (702) 525-1364
Fax No. (702) 973-7170

Matthew K. Schriever, Esq.

Matthew Schreiver

Matthew Schriever (Member)

Responsiveness, Integrity, and Commitment to Your Objectives

Mary Ann Hess and Larry Folks  

Mary Ann Hess (Managing Member) and Larry Folks (Member)


At Folks Hess, those qualities are the foundation for the highest level of legal service and excellent results.

Clients of Folks Hess know that we are on their side. We place a major emphasis on understanding what you hope to accomplish in your legal matter and then tailoring a plan of action that respects your objectives.

Folks Hess is a diverse and seasoned team of legal professionals who deliver a high level of legal services in a responsive and compliance-focused manner for residential and commercial foreclosure, bankruptcy, eviction, loss mitigation, collection, mortgage deficiency and default litigation cases.

Our attorneys and support staff receive ongoing training in the ever-changing legal landscape, servicer time-lines, client confidentiality, consumer complaint reporting, and other client reporting and compliance issues.  We have the experience and infrastructure to successfully meet the needs of high-volume clients (for out-of-court non-judicial trustee’s foreclosure sales) and clients needing “hands-on” complex representation by seasoned trial lawyers known by name by Arizona judges.

We are well versed in required client electronic reporting and billing by multiple portals and use advanced case management technology.

From our Phoenix offices, the attorneys at Folks Hess offer practical advice and well-conceived solutions  in fulfilling these commitments to our clients:

  • Commitment to Diversity. We are an Arizona woman-owned and -managed default services law firm committed to training and the advancement of women in the default services industry.

  • Responsiveness. You expect and deserve timely communication and commitment to deadlines. You will enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing the status of your matter at all times from a responsive, committed attorney.

  • Integrity. We represent clients in a skillful and honest manner, and we are unyielding in our adherence to the highest levels of ethical conduct.

  • Value. The true cost of legal services is a product of many factors. At Folks Hess, we strive for high value through timely communication, loyalty to our clients, effective management of the legal process, a fee structure that reflects the quality and importance of our work, and tenaciously pursuing favorable outcomes.

  • Efficiency. The size of our law firm and the experience of our attorneys allows us to efficiently respond to your needs, free of the redundancy and duplication of effort that are inseparable from larger firms with varying degrees of experience.