Industry Alert – Florida Supreme Court Rules on Bartram v. US Bank, NA.

The Florida Supreme Court issued the much anticipated opinion in Bartram v. U.S. Bank, N.A on November 3, 2016, providing long awaited guidance as to the statute of limitations on successive mortgage foreclosure actions, post dismissal. The Court answered a very limited certified question which limited the scope of their opinion.

Ina second lawsuit, Bartram claimed the bank’s right to enforce was barred by the statute of limitations stated in Florida Statutes, 95.11 (2) (c), which imposes a five-year limit on any lawsuit to foreclose a mortgage. The bank argued that the dismissal of the prior case effectively reset the clock for the bank to file a new lawsuit.

U.S. Bank National Association filed to foreclose on Mr. Bartram after he defaulted on his mortgage. Five years later, the trial court dismissed the case when the lender did not show up for a case management hearing. A year later, the trial court ruled the mortgage was cancelled because the lender had let the case [.]

Tag: bartram v. us bank Florida Supreme Court quotes attorney Andrew Bernhard in answering banking "question of great public importance" Yesterday in Bartram v. U.S. Bank National Association, the florida supreme court repeatedly quoted Miami attorney Andrew Bernhard in answering "a question of great public importance" in the banking.

The mortgage industry scored a significant victory last week when the Florida Supreme Court released its decision in Bartram v. U.S. Bank, N.A. broadly approving of the approach taken by the Fifth District Court of Appeal and other courts in addressing the application of the statute of limitations in the context of an action for foreclosure.

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Florida Cases To Watch In 2016. By. Bartram v. US Bank NA and. North Broward Hospital District v. Kalitan In 2014, the Florida Supreme Court deemed the state’s $1 million statutory cap on.

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Bartram v. U.S. Bank Nat’l Ass’n. Florida Supreme Court, Nov. 3, 2016; 2016 WL 6538647 In November 2002, Petitioners Lewis and Patricia Bartram purchased real property in The Plantation, a private residential golf development located in Ponte Vedra Beach.

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