Tag Archives: mortgage

Fourth DCA: Contempt Unavailable to Force Payment of Mortgage on Marital Home by Spouse Who Received Home in Dissolution of Marriage Proceeding

By Robin Bresky |

Fourth DCA: Contempt Unavailable to Force Payment of Mortgage on Marital Home by Spouse Who Received Home in Dissolution of Marriage Proceeding A common problem we have seen spouses encounter following divorce involves responsibility for the mortgage on the marital home. Family courts often award one spouse the marital home in equitable distribution. However,… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Affirmance of Final Summary Judgment Finding Condominium Purchaser Entitled to Benefit of Safe Harbor Statute

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Affirmance of Final Summary Judgment Finding Condominium Purchaser Entitled to Benefit of Safe Harbor Statute The Plaza Condominium Ass’n, Inc. v. BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P., 5D12-4354 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky recently successfully defended an appeal by a condominium association of a final summary judgment finding… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Affirmance of Foreclosure Judgment

By Robin Bresky |

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Obtains Affirmance of Foreclosure Judgment Silverthorne v. Aurora Loan Services, 3D11-2824 & 3D12-1056 The Third District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a foreclosure judgment in favor of the lender, for whom the Law Offices of Robin Bresky was lead appellate counsel. The homeowner raised numerous issues in her two… Read More »

Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Affirmance of Grant of Summary Judgment of Foreclosure and Dismissal of Counterclaims in Suit by Subcontractor Against Lender’s Assignee

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Law Offices of Robin Bresky Wins Affirmance of Grant of Summary Judgment of Foreclosure and Dismissal of Counterclaims in Suit by Subcontractor Against Lender’s Assignee Pro-Frame Contracting, Inc. v. Highfields Development, LLC, 4D12-1886 The Law Offices of Robin Bresky successfully defended against an appeal by a subcontractor from a summary judgment of foreclosure and… Read More »

Take Notice: Fourth DCA Reverses Summary Judgment of Foreclosure Where Homeowner Claimed Bank Failed to Provide Notice

By Robin Bresky |

Finnegan v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co., 4D11-939 Deutsche Bank filed a mortgage foreclosure action alleging that Finnegan had failed to make payments on the promissory note. Deutsche Bank claimed that all conditions precedent to acceleration of the note, and the foreclosure action, had occurred. The mortgage document specified as a condition precedent that… Read More »

Fourth DCA Rules in Favor of Homeowner and against Major Bank

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McLean v. JP Morgan Chase Bank Case No. 4D10-3429 Chase filed a foreclosure action against McLean alleging that, as the legal and/or equitable owner and holder of the Note and Mortgage, it had the right to enforce the loan because McLean defaulted under the note and mortgage. Chase asserted that it could not obtain… Read More »

Saved by Sloppy Filing: Fourth DCA Reverses Summary Judgment of Foreclosure Where Bank Failed to Attach Assignment

By Robin Bresky |

Duke v. HSBC Mortgage Services, LLC, Case No. 4D09-5183 The Fourth District Court of Appeal (“DCA”) reviewed a trial court order granting summary judgment of foreclosure against the homeowners, who were husband and wife. At the time HSBC filed its complaint in the trial court, it attached a mortgage showing the Dukes as the… Read More »

Burden of Proof on the Party Asserting a Nonmarital Value to a Marital Residence

By Robin Bresky |

Konz v. Konz, 4D09-4454 June 1, 2011 The Fourth District addressed an issue of valuation regarding a marital residence during a dissolution of marriage proceeding.  At the time of the marriage, appellant, husband owned a home that had a fair market value of $380,000 with a $25,000 mortgage.  During the marriage, the home was… Read More »