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Foreclosure Law Appellate Court Opinion

by Booth, George


AC41723 - JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Assn. v. Syed (Foreclosure; motion for summary judgment; judgment of strict foreclosure; "In this foreclosure action, the defendant Sonia Syed appeals from the judgment of strict foreclosure rendered by the trial court in favor of the second substitute plaintiff, Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, doing business as Christiana Trust, as Trustee for Normandy Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2017-1 (Wilmington). On appeal, the defendant claims that the trial court erroneously (1) granted the motion filed by the first substitute plaintiff, Christiana Trust, A Division of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB as Trustee for Normandy Mortgage Loan Trust Series 2013-18 (Christiana Trust), for summary judgment as to liability, despite questions concerning whether the original plaintiff, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (JPMorgan), was the holder of the note at the time it commenced this foreclosure action, (2) rejected the defendant's first and third special defenses when granting summary judgment as to liability, and (3) struck the defendant's fourth count of her amended counterclaim when it granted summary judgment as to liability. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.")