Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

February 18, 2014

United States District Court for the District of Columbia Dismisses Case Due to Lack of Jurisdiction

By Ebube Okoli

The court in deciding Glaviano v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., 2013 U.S. Dist. 180582 (D.D.C. Dec. 27, 2013) dismissed the plaintiff’s claim due to lack of jurisdiction. Plaintiffs alleged that the defendants did not have “possession of the note” … Continue reading

February 26, 2013

D.C. District Court Rules Bank Has Standing in Foreclosure Case

By Rafe Serouya

In McCarter v. Bank of New York, 873 F. Supp. 2d 246 (D.D.C. 2012), Plaintiff Homeowner was issued a mortgage loan of $270,000 which was reduced to a Deed of Trust and Promissory Note. Plaintiff then applied for a loan … Continue reading

D.C. District Court Holds Bank Has Right to Record Deed and Deeds of Trust Previously Unrecorded Due to Clerical Error Not Cured By Original Property Owner

By Rafe Serouya

In Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Wrenn, CIV.A. 08-165 (CKK), 2009 WL 1705692 (D.D.C. June 18, 2009), Wrenn purchased property from Stevens, and Wrenn simultaneously entered into a home mortgage loan transaction, pursuant to which she executed two Promissory Notes … Continue reading