ILLINOIS COURT STRICTLY CONSTRUES HUD FACE-TO-FACE REQUIREMENT & AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF FORECLOSURE

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The Second District Appellate Court of Illinois affirmed the…

ILLINOIS APPELLATE COURT FINDS “KEEP CHICAGO RENTING ORDINANCE” VIOLATED STATE LAW BY REGULATING RENTS

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In 2013, the Chicago City Council enacted the Keep Chicago Renting…

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT REINFORCES PRECEDENT THAT NOTE PREVAILS OVER MORTGAGE IF CONFLICT

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Last month the Florida Supreme Court held the bank was entitled…

ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT FINDS FIFTY DOLLAR “ADD-ON” FORECLOSURE FILING FEE UNCONSTITUTIONAL

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The Illinois Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction and consolidated…

NORTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA WEIGHS IN ON BANKRUPTCY STAYS FOR REPEAT FILERS UNDER § 362

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The Northern District of Indiana recently provided its interpretation…

AMENDMENTS TO RULE 1.510 ALIGN FLORIDA’S SUMMARY JUDGMENT STANDARD WITH THE FEDERAL STANDARD

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Effective the first of this month, Florida’s summary final…

FEDERAL APPELLATE COURT EXPANDS FDCPA PROTECTIONS

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Last month the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit…

FLORIDA DCA CLARIFIES BURDEN OF PROOF ON DEFENSE OF FAILURE OF CONDITION PRECEDENT

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Earlier this monthi the First DCA affirmed a final judgment of…