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Federal Appeals Court Denies Easement Rights-Based Challenge to Eminent Domain Title

May 24, 2023

On May 10, 2023, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (“the Court”) issued a wide-ranging opinion – ...

Alabama Court Reforms Reverse Mortgage and Foreclosure Deed Due to Mutual Mistake

May 18, 2023

In Davis v. Reverse Mortgage Solutions, No. 2:20-cv-632-CWB, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42496 (M.D. Ala. Mar. 14,...

Escrow Agent’s Theft of Premium Payment Insufficient to Compel Provision of Title Coverage

May 10, 2023

On April 25, 2023, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington (“the Court”)...

Texas Appellate Court Dismisses Fraud and Fiduciary Duty Claims Against Title Insurer and Title Agent

May 4, 2023

On February 28, 2023, the Texas Third District Court of Appeals (“the Court”) entered its opinion in...

N.J. Appellate Court Issues Guidance on Sufficient Proofs Under Revised “Fair Market Value” Standard

April 27, 2023

On April 21, 2023, the New Jersey Appellate Division (“the Court”) issued an important and uniquely topical...

NJ Appeals Court Holds Tax Certificate’s Interest Rate Does Not Control When Tax Sale Is Set Aside

April 19, 2023

In the recent matter of Mo Geo LLC v. City of New Brunswick, No. A-2019-21, LEXIS 436...

NY Holds Short-Term Rentals Excluded by “Single Family Residential” Use Restriction

April 12, 2023

On March 7, 2023, the New York Supreme Court (“the Court”) issued its opinion in West Mountain...

Appellate Court Affirms Strength of “Continuance of Insurance” Title Policy Condition

March 17, 2023

In the November 2022 matter of Shah v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, No. A165816, LEXIS 7239...

Illinois District Court Holds ECOA Protections Inapplicable to Prospective Loan Applicants

March 14, 2023

On February 3, 2023, the Northern District of Illinois (“the Court”) issued an important opinion in the...

New York Court Issues Comprehensive Summary of Adverse Possession Principles and Awards Plaintiff Possession of Defendant’s Property

March 7, 2023

On February 21, 2023, the New York Supreme Court (“the Court”) issued its opinion in Gelles v....

U.S. Supreme Court Disallows Innocent Partner’s Discharge of Debt From Partner’s Fraud

March 3, 2023

On February 22, 2023, the United States Supreme Court (“the Supreme Court”) issued its Opinion in the...

Maryland Court Illustrates the Unique Challenges of RESPA Class Actions

February 7, 2023

In Morgan v. Caliber Home Loans, Inc., 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 208704 (D. Md., Nov. 16, 2022,...

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