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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Buyer of property after invalid foreclosure has no standing Posted on Oct 19

In the case of Bevilacqua v.Rodriguez, appealed from a Land Court decision, the SJC has ruled on a follow up issue from the earlier case of US Bank National Ass. v. Ibanez. In Ibanez, the court held that absence of authority to hold the mortgage,   …Continue Reading Buyer of property after invalid foreclosure has no standing

New Guidelines for Domestic Abuse Proceedings Posted on Oct 5

The Trial Court has issued the fourth edition of Guidelines for Judicial Practice: Abuse Prevention Proceedings. These Guidelines reflect a number of substantive and procedural changes. Some changes are based on appellate case law concerning what constitutes notice and when findings are necessary, as well   …Continue Reading New Guidelines for Domestic Abuse Proceedings