Backdated Mortgage Assignment Comes Back To Haunt Foreclosure Lender in Juarez v. Select Portfolio (1st Cir. Feb. 12, 2013)


In a rare victory for a wrongful foreclosure claimant at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston, the court reversed a dismissal of the borrower’s claims, ruling that a back-dated mortgage assignment rendered a foreclosure void. The case is Juarez v. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. (11-2431).

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