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Bank of New York Mellon v. Citibank

A declaratory relief claim based on equitable subrogation in a priority dispute between two home equity lines of credit is not governed by a three-year limitations period and so was wrongly dismissed.  233 more words

Financial Services

Second Property Assessment Coming in the Spring of 2017 to Orleans Parish

In December of 2016, the residents of Orleans Parish approved a property tax millage increase for both fire protection and drainage. The New Orleans City Council adopted the millage ordinance on January 26, 2017. 209 more words

Real Estate Law

Case of the Day - Tuesday, February 14, 2017


If you’re suing a neighbor because you claim title to a piece of her property, the last thing you want to see happen is for her to sell it to the Sisters of the Poor before your lawsuit is completed. 1,382 more words

Westside Estate Agency, Inc. v. Randall

A broker’s agreement to negotiate the purchase or sale of real property falls within the statute of frauds and must be in writing.  Civ. Code 1624(a)(4) requires a broker’s agreement to buy or sell real property to be in writing.  146 more words

Real Property

People ex rel. Department of Transportation v. Presidio Performing Arts Foundation

In an eminent domain proceeding, once the defendant owner proves it has goodwill to lose, it may use any reasonable method to prove the amount of goodwill lost due to condemnation of its real property.  174 more words

Real Property

Legal Help for NJ Veterans Facing Foreclosure

As we honor those who served our country this Veteran’s Day, it’s important to know that there are thousands of homeless veterans in our country. Furthermore, there are over a million veterans who are in danger of facing foreclosure in the near future. 560 more words

Real Property

Bankruptcy After Divorce: Can Property Settlements be Discharged?

Couples who are going through a separation or divorce learn very quickly how expensive it is to split up a marriage. Firstly, the added costs of simply living in two different residences add up fast. 539 more words