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Feb 25, 2014

Consumer Law : Foreclosure – Mortgage Assignment – Validity

Johnson v. Wells Fargo Bank (MLW No. 66054/Case No. 13-1005 – 7 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Kelly, J.)

Oct 23, 2013

Real Property : Foreclosure – Deed Of Trust – Enforceability

Richard v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (MLW No. 65650/Case No. ED98712 – 12 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Odenwald, J.)

Jul 28, 2013

Consumer Law: Foreclosure – Unlawful Detainer – Notice

Federal National Mortgage Association v. Wilson (MLW No. 65267/Case No. ED98885 – 13 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Quigless, J.)

Jul 27, 2013

Consumer Law : Foreclosure – State Registration

Even though a national banking association failed to register to do business in Arkansas with either the Arkansas Secretary of State or the Arkansas Bank Department it was not the exclusive means for becoming “authorized to do business” in the state and since the national banking association was chartered by the Office of the Comptroller […]

Jul 12, 2013

Updated: Nixon allows ban on local foreclosure mediation laws

The legislation effectively repeals ordinances that St. Louis and St. Louis County enacted within the past year.

Jun 8, 2013

HSBC Holdings sued over foreclosure allegations

A state investigation found that HSBC has left homeowners languishing in foreclosure by failing to meet requirements for giving them an opportunity to negotiate loan modifications.

Aug 29, 2012

Consumer Law: Foreclosure – Validity – Minnesota Law

Butler v. Bank of America (MLW No. 64091/Case No. 11-2653 – 7 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Bye, J.)

Dec 8, 2011

Consumer Law: Foreclosure – Validity – Minnesota Law

Stein v. Chase Home Finance, LLC (MLW No. 63033/Case No. 11-1292 – 9 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Bye, J.) Appealed from U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, Davis, J. (William Bernard Butler, Minneapolis, argued for appellant) (Ben Rust, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Aleava Rael Sayre, Minneapolis, argued for appellees; Marc Simpson appeared on the brief).

Oct 13, 2011

Banks and Banking: Deed Of Trust – Foreclosure – Injunction

Mackey and 7 Valleys Equipment Company, Inc. v. Security Bank of Southwest Missouri (MLW No. 62846/Case No. SD30901 – 16 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Barney, J.)

Aug 26, 2011

Foreclosure hits home of real estate attorney

Meet Walter Lamkin. Lamkin is a real estate attorney with Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, one of the state’s largest firms. The former managing member of title and money disbursing companies, he sits on a zoning board in his upscale St. Louis suburb of Frontenac.

Aug 10, 2011

Banks and Banking: Foreclosure – Farmer-Lender Mediation Act – Minnesota Law

Mayer v. Countrywide Home Loans (MLW No. 62556/Case No. 10-1702 – 10 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Wollman, J.)

Jun 13, 2011

Foreclosure probe ‘closer’ to settlement, official says

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, leader of a 50-state probe of foreclosure practices, said a settlement is “closer” and that state and federal officials want a monitor to ensure that banks keep their promises.

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