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A foreclosure defense attorney is concerned that a "shift" in foreclosure laws serves banks more than homeowners after a foreclosure appeal in the 4th District Court of Appeal ended in a bank's favor.
The 4th District Court of Appeal has dismissed a case involving voluntary binding arbitration based on Florida statutes, according to a recent opinion.
A class member in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) lawsuit has ruffled feathers as he challenged the attorney’s fees requested in a $9.7 million settlement.
The Florida Supreme Court has quashed the decision of a lower court in a case concerning whether a marriage can be voided, according to an Aug. 31 court opinion.
A divorced couple is still having trouble with divvying up their assets, according to a July 5 opinion by the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeals.
INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — The 4th District Court of Appeal has remanded a case in which a trial court didn't allow testimony of a woman's addiction to nicotine.
BROWARD COUNTY — The 4th District Court of Appeal has remanded a case in which a rehab center was seeking to compel arbitration, according to the July 5 opinion.
WEST PALM BEACH — An appeals court has remanded a divorce case involving the value of a property in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
BROWARD COUNTY — A Florida bank didn’t have to execute burden of proof in a case involving a trust, according to a 4th District Court of Appeal opinion.
FLAGLER COUNTY — The 5th District Court of Appeal has affirmed a trial court ruling that a Florida couple's foreclosure was not outside the statute of limitations.
MARION COUNTY — A case involving property owners who claimed a lower court incorrectly paid out surplus funds following a foreclosure has been remanded to a lower court, according to a recent opinion from the 5th District Court of Appeal.
BROWARD COUNTY — The 5th District Court of Appeal has reversed and remanded a case in which a dispute arose following the purchase a business.
BREVARD COUNTY — The 5th District Court of Appeal partially dismissed and reversed lower court rulings in a case involving a Florida widow and her late husband's estate and possible creditors.
VOLUSIA COUNTY — The ongoing case between a town and developers continues as the 5th District Court of Appeal remands the case.
SUMTER COUNTY — The 5th District Court of Appeal recently ruled in favor of Fannie Mae in a foreclosure case involving Black Point Assets Inc.
BREVARD COUNTY — A Florida homeowner’s claim of “unclean hands” against PNC Bank, National Association was not enough to prevent foreclosure, according to a 5th District Court of Appeal opinion.
A Florida appeals court recently reversed a lower court's decision to grant a woman a protective order from a man she had accused of stalking.
Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal recently ruled against a Florida homeowner in a foreclosure case.
A $25 million investment that went awry for a Florida company recently ended with an appeal before Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal.
Florida's Fifth District Court of Appeal recently reversed a lower court's decision to rule against a lender in Volusia County in a foreclosure appeal.