Entries by Roger Walker

FLORIDA DCA OPINIONS DEMONSTRATE THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER INDORSEMENTS ON NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS

In the last couple years, Florida DCAs have issued a series of opinions in foreclosure cases that addressed standing issues arising from irregular, incomplete or anomalous indorsements on notes. In this article we will discuss some of those cases and the current state of the law as it pertains to standing derived from a foreclosing […]

DEBTOR’S SURRENDER IN BANKRUPTCY MOOTED APPEAL OF FORECLOSURE JUDGMENT

Earlier this month the Second DCA dismissed an appeal of a final summary judgment of foreclosure based on the statement of intentions the debtor/mortgagor (“Lewis”) filed in his chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings. Lewis v. Innova Inv. Group, LLC. In Lewis the mortgagor appealed the bank’s final judgment of foreclosure and then the day before the foreclosure sale petitioned […]