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Illinois Appellate Court Holds November 2020 Foreclosure Sale Was Not Improper in Light of COVID Moratorium

USA - May 17 2022 The Illinois Court of Appeals recently found that Fannie Mae’s COVID-related instruction for servicers to suspend foreclosure-related activities…

New Jersey Appellate Division Vacates Trial Court’s Denial of Motion to Vacate Tax Sale Final Judgment

USA - May 12 2022 The New Jersey Appellate Division recently reversed the finding of a lower court, which had denied a lender and property owner’s motion to vacate a…

Arizona Supreme Court Holds HOA May Only Amend Restrictions With Notice

USA - May 5 2022 The Arizona Supreme Court recently held that a homeowners’ association (“HOA”) could only use its general-amendment-power provision to amend…

Kentucky Federal Court Holds Law Firm May Be Liable for Searching Title to Incorrect Property

USA - May 3 2022 The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky recently held that a lender might have a professional negligence claim against…

Washington Supreme Court Orders Physical Removal of Racially Restrictive Covenant from Public Records

USA - April 21 2022 The Washington Supreme Court recently remanded a declaratory action stemming from a racially restrictive covenant in a deed to comply with RCW 49.60…

In Split Decision, Tenth Circuit Affirms Dismissal in Overdraft Charge Dispute

USA - April 19 2022 In a split decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently affirmed a lower court’s dismissal in a suit in which a…

Eleventh Circuit Voids Deed, Holds Attorney Acknowledgement Was Insufficient

USA - April 12 2022 The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently overturned a lower court and found that an attorney’s acknowledgement of a deed…

Illinois Federal Court Denies Motion to Reconsider Claims Against Title Insurer

USA - April 7 2022 The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently denied plaintiff James Stewart’s (“Stewart”) motion for…

New Jersey Appellate Division Allows Intervention in Tax Sale Foreclosure

USA - April 5 2022 The New Jersey Appellate Division recently reversed the finding of a lower court, which had denied appellants’ attempt to intervene in a foreclosure…

Texas Supreme Court Finds Wire Transfer Form Did Not Create a Contract Under Which Bank Could Be Sued

USA - March 31 2022 The Texas Supreme Court recently held that an attorney who fell victim to a scam and wired monies before a check cleared could not sustain a breach…