Naked Capitalism – Homes in Florida Seized Without Notice of Foreclosure: Suspicously Large Number of “The Dog Ate My Summons” Filings

Homes in Florida Seized Without Notice of Foreclosure: Suspicously Large Number of “The Dog Ate My Summons” Filings More revelations from one of the epicenters of the housing implosion. 4ClosureFraud has published an eyepoppingly long list of affidavits of lost summons in foreclosure cases. This is a teeny extract from their sample, so readers can … Read more

Super Sewer Service – I Feel Bad For ALL the People Who Lost Their Homes and Were (obviously) NOT Served

“No Person ought to be taken imprisoned or disseised of his freehold, or be exiled or deprived of his Privileges, Franchises, Life, Liberty or Property but by due process of Law.” ~ Proper service of process initially establishes personal jurisdiction of the court over the person served. If the defendant ignores further pleadings or fails … Read more

This is NOT About Free Houses – Market Ticker Foreclosure Fraud Update: Weekend Condensed Edition

“This is not, at this point, about whether the homeowner is paying or not.  I am not going to sit here and try to justify the impossible-to-justify – giving people free houses.  That is something we clearly cannot do. No, I’m going to make the case here instead that this is not about “free houses” … Read more

FLORIDA COURTS OUT OF CONTROL: SUMMARY JUDGMENT ENTERED IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY WITHOUT A HEARING; “HALLWAY HEARINGS” IN BROWARD COUNTY; AND “MAGISTRATE REFERENCES” WITHOUT CONSENT IN LEE COUNTY; DUE PROCESS BEING THROWN OUT THE WINDOW

Certain circuit courts in Florida are overreacting and improperly reacting to the flood of foreclosure lawsuits filed by the foreclosure mills, and are enacting local court procedures which violate due process, ignore the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, and are resulting in more improper foreclosures in favor of “lenders”, servicers, and securitized trustee banks. Although … Read more

PBC Rocket Docket 101 – Judges Against the Backlog Unite (Transcript)

Comment from a reader of this site… Lori Bangor says: September 1, 2010 at 11:11 AM “On 8/30, I had a Summary Judgment Foreclosure hearing on Palm Beach County’s “Rocket Docket”. The judge spoke for 14 minutes to the crowd, of mostly pro se defendants, about how they should just agree to the summary judgment … Read more