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Foreclosure Appellate Court Opinions

by Mazur, Catherine


AC38051 - Bank of America, National Assn. v. La Mesa ("The defendant Michael La Mesa appeals from the judgment of foreclosure by sale rendered in favor of the plaintiff, Bank of America, National Association. The sole issue on appeal is whether the defendant's April 22, 2015 notice of rescission, sent pursuant to the Truth in Lending Act, 15 U.S.C. ยง 1601 et seq., divested the court of subject matter jurisdiction. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.")

AC38638 - U.S. Bank, National Assn. v. Nelson ("The self-represented defendant Moses Nelson appeals from the denial of his motion to dismiss the underlying strict foreclosure judgment rendered by the trial court in favor of the plaintiff, U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for Bank of America Funding Corporation 2007-1. On appeal, the defendant makes a variety of claims challenging the court's rulings on his motion to open the judgment of strict foreclosure and motion to dismiss the underlying strict foreclosure action.

"After reviewing and considering the record in this case, the briefs and the arguments of the parties on appeal, we conclude that the court properly denied the defendant's motion to open because once the law day passed the title of the property vested in the plaintiff and not the defendant....")