Thank you again, Willy, for your prompt response with the additional information I requested.
If you look at the sixth (6th) line with the phrase in parenthesis "[Concurrently filed herewith Petition and Declaration Regarding Unresolved Claims and Proposed Order]
I have underline part of it to draw your attention to the fact that the Trustee states that a Petition has been filed concurrently with his Application.
If I were in your position, I would do two things immediately to protect the $20,000 plus all the interest which has accrued:
1. File an Answer to the Petition and attach copies (keep the originals) of the Note, Deed of Trust, and all supporting documentation you have and state that you oppose distribution of the balance of the proceeds until the Trustee pays you the amount necessary to satisfy your lien. Take several copies of your Answer to the Court Clerk's Office and inform them you want to file your Answer but there is no Court number as a reference and that it is imperative that it is filed with the Trustee's Application so that the Judge sees and schedules a hearing (since it states that no hearing is necessary) so that you can present your claim;
2. Call the law firm representing the Trustee and then confirm the call in writing. Ask them if they have prepared any special forms for a claimant to fill out so that you can claim your right to be paid. Include in your letter, a copy of the Note, Deed of Trust, and any other documentation the lawyer might want or request. Arrange to meet with the lawyer tomorrow, if possible. I am sure you understand why you must work quickly and since no hearing is scheduled, you should meet with him as soon as possible before May 15, 2013.
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