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Monthly Archives: December 2008

SJC approves restrictions for foreclosures Posted on Dec 11

The Supreme Judicial Court has upheld an injunction against a California bank preventing it from foreclosing on an “unfair” mortgage. The decision, Commonwealth v. Freemont Investment and Loan sets a pre-foreclosure procedure for the bank to follow for loans featuring a combination of four “unfair”   …Continue Reading SJC approves restrictions for foreclosures

Appeals Court Rule on Unpublished Decisions Posted on Dec 10

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has issued a final rule regarding the citing of Rule 1:28 opinions. “If, in a brief or other filing, a party cites to an order issued under this rule, the party shall cite the case title, a citation to the Appeals   …Continue Reading Appeals Court Rule on Unpublished Decisions