Rogers Towers

Proposed Amendments to the St. Johns County Land Development Code

St. Johns County has proposed a series of amendments to the Land Development Code. The County will be holding a public workshop on July 7, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in the first floor conference room of the Permit Center building at…more
| Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Supreme Court Further Clarifies Stern v. Marshall

As we have previously discussed, the Supreme Court held in Stern v. Marshall that Congress did not have the authority under the Constitution to empower bankruptcy judges to decide legal claims that are based entirely on state…more
| Bankruptcy, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking

Stripping Off Junior Mortgages Now Barred in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases

The Supreme Court has unanimously decided that debtors are prohibited from stripping off junior mortgage liens in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Lien stripping is where a bankruptcy court relieves a debtor of his second mortgage…more
| Bankruptcy, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

City of Jacksonville Ordinance Code Changes Passed in June 2015

The City Council recently approved a number of changes to the Zoning Code. These include: Ordinance 2015-250-E which clarified and revised the off-street parking requirements for restaurants. The previous language required one…more
| Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Florida Court Declines To Enforce Judgment Of Illinois Court That Lacked Jurisdiction

The U.S. Constitution requires that each state give “full faith and credit” to judgments of other states. Consistent with this mandate, the Florida Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act provides a process for litigants to enforce…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking

When is your Final Deficiency Judgment Really Final?

Florida 1st DCA Distinguishes Between Amending a Final Judgment under Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.540(a) and 1.540(b) as to Mistakes - In Lorant v. Whitney National Bank, decided February 24, 2015, Florida’s First District…more
| Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

Supreme Court to Settle Equal Credit Opportunity Act’s Spouse-Guarantor Rule

The Supreme Court has agreed to address a split between circuits that emerged last summer centering on whether the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (the “ECOA”) permits financial institutions to require the spouse of a loan…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection

STOP THE PRESSES – The CFPB Proposes Delaying the Effective Date of the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosures Rule until October 1, 2015

The banking industry has spent the last two years preparing for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s implementation of the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)/Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Integrated Mortgage…more
| Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection, Real Estate - Residential

Deepening Insolvency: A Viable Theory of Damages in the Eleventh Circuit

“Deepening Insolvency” is a developing theory of law in cases brought by bankruptcy trustees, litigation trust trustees, receivers, reorganized debtors, or some other plaintiff “standing in the shoes” of an insolvent company…more
| Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

Court Deadlines: Computation of Time Under Rule 2.514

One of the most critical aspects in any litigation is to ensure that court deadlines are met for all court filings. Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.514 is the primary rule for how to govern computation of time periods…more
| Civil Procedure

SCOTUS: Debtor Entitled to Chapter 13 Conversion Leftovers

The U.S. Supreme Court has resolved a circuit split by answering the question; what happens to post-petition wages held by a Chapter 13 trustee at the time a case is converted from Chapter 13 to a Chapter 7? In a unanimous…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

Mortgage Default Letters: R.I.P. Paragraph Twenty Two…Borrowers Will Miss You

In residential foreclosures, a notice of default letter, commonly found in paragraph 22 of most mortgages is a condition precedent to acceleration of the amount owed under the note and mortgage. Those familiar with residential…more
| Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

A Florida Court Decides to “Shed Some Light”on the Admissibility of Predecessor Loan Records in a Mortgage Foreclosure Action

In Bank of New York v. Calloway, a decision that should prove beneficial to lenders and servicers, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal offered to “shed some light” on “confusion among litigants and jurists” about the…more
| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Can a Debtor Satisfy a Claim Merely by Writing Satisfied on a Payment?

Questions sometimes arise from creditors regarding the effect of a debtor sending to a bank or other creditor a check for less than the creditor’s claim that purports to be in “full satisfaction” of the creditor’s claim against…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking

Florida Court Rules Technical Admissions Cannot Overcome Facts Already in the Record

Under Rule 1.370, Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, a party may serve a written request that another party admit certain facts to be true. If the party served with the request fails to respond within 30 days, then the matters in…more
| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential
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Jacksonville, FL 32207, United States

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