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Topic: Mortgage

Mbaku, et al. v. Bank of America, et al.

Citation: 
Mbaku, et al. v. Bank of America, et al., No. 14-1379 (10th Cir. 2015)
Ruling: 
Tenth Circuit affirmed Rule 12 dismissal of pro se plaintiffs' due process, equal protection, and Colorado Fair Debt Procedures Collections Act (CFDPCA) claims asserted based on bank's foreclosure on plaintiffs' condo. Tenth Circuit agreed with district court (D. Colo.) ruling ...
Judge(s): 
Briscoe, McKay, Phillips
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Neff v. Flagstar Bank

Citation: 
Case No. 14-3837 (6th Cir. 2015)
Ruling: 
Borrower precluded from contesting foreclosure based on estoppel or misrepresentation based on lender's alleged statements that borrower did not need to defend foreclosure or that lender would modify loan, where borrower could not prove that but for alleged misrepresentation the ...
Judge(s): 
Moore, Cook and Cohn (District Judge)
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Rogers v. Bank of America

Citation: 
Rogers v. Bank of America, N.A., et al., No. 14-2841 (8th Cir. June 1, 2015)
Ruling: 
The 8th Circuit affirmed the ruling of the district court (D. Minn.) granting defendants' motion to dismiss. The 8th Circuit agreed that plaintiff lacked standing to seek declaratory judgment that home foreclosure was invalid where claim was based on lenders' ...
Judge(s): 
Wollman, Beam, Colloton
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Villalon v. Burchard (In re Villalon)

Citation: 
Villalon v. Burchard (In re Villalon), Case No. 14-1414 (9th Cir. B.A.P. May 22, 2015) (unpublished).
Ruling: 
The bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing Debtor's chapter 13 case, as Debtor imposed prejudicial, unreasonable delay on a creditor and failed to make timely payments.
Judge(s): 
Kirscher, Taylor, and Dunn.
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Bella Sera Homeowners' Assoc. v. Pack (In re Pack)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. NV-14-1375-KuDJu
Ruling: 
In the unpublished decision, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") ruled that both bankruptcy court's orders "stripping off" Bella Sera Homeowner's Association ("Bella") lien and confirming Gwendolyne Pack's ("Debtor") chapter 11 plan incorrectly interpreted Nevada law. However, the ...
Judge(s): 
KURTZ, DUNN and JURY, Bankruptcy Judges
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Kaymark v. Bank Of America

Citation: 
No. 14-1816 (3d Cir. Apr. 7, 2015)
Ruling: 
Plaintiff in state and federal fair debt collection action sufficiently pled that disputed fees in the body of a foreclosure complaint against his home constituted actionable misrepresentation under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Judge(s): 
FUENTES, FISHER and KRAUSE, Circuit Judges.
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Carlson v. U.S. Bank (In re Carlson)

Citation: 
Carlson v. U.S. Bank (In re Carlson) 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 14-3563, April 27, 2015 [Unpublished]
Ruling: 
In an unpublished per curiam opinion, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Carlson’s legal arguments and affirmed the decision of the bankruptcy court, when the bankruptcy court denied his motions for relief and dismissed his chapter 13 case.
Judge(s): 
LOKEN, BOWMAN, and KELLY, Circuit Judges.
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Fitzgerald v. Gorman (In re Fitzgerald)

Citation: 
Case No. 1:14-cv-01017-GBL-JFA
Ruling: 
The bankruptcy court's finding that the debtor was ineligible for chapter 13 relief because his secured debt total exceeded the statutory limit pursuant to Section 109(e) of the Bankruptcy Code was not clearly erroneous. The debtor's secured debt total ...
Judge(s): 
Shedd, Duncan, and Thacker
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Rivera v. Bank of America

Citation: 
Case No. 14-40837. Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 74.5.4.
Ruling: 
Affirmed district court's summary judgment in favor of mortgage lender. Four-year statute of limitations to foreclose on residential real property after first accelerating the note did not bar the foreclosure in this case. Lender's foreclosure action in 2013, ...
Judge(s): 
Per Curiam (Prado, Owen, Graves)
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Thompson v. Bank Of America National Association

Citation: 
Case No. 14-10560 (5th. Cir. April 21, 2015)
Ruling: 
5th Circuit AFFIRMED district court grant of summary judgment for bank and held the bank did not waive its right to foreclose and did not make any actionable misrepresentation. The 5th Circuit rejected a theory of waiver based on ...
Judge(s): 
Reavley, Smith and Graves, Circuit Judges
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