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Recovery of Attorney’s Fees in a Foreclosure Action – Legal Research by a Contract/Flex-Time Attorney – De Novo Review LLC

A law firm requested a flex-time attorney of De Novo Review, LLC research and prepare a memorandum on the question of does a mortgagor, as a prevailing party in a foreclosure action, have to serve a 21-day safe harbor notice under section 57.105(4), Florida Statutes, when seeking attorney’s fees pursuant to section 57.105(7)? No. Section […]

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Title Agent Liability

By: Marty If a title agent acts as a closing agent and misidentifies the buyer on closing documents, can the title agent be liable to the buyer? Yes. “It is well-established that a title insurance company acting as a closing agent has the duty to supervise a closing in a ‘reasonably prudent manner.’” Askew v. […]

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Title Agent Liability

By: Marty If a title agent acts as a closing agent and misidentifies the buyer on closing documents, can the title agent be liable to the buyer? Yes. “It is well-established that a title insurance company acting as a closing agent has the duty to supervise a closing in a ‘reasonably prudent manner.’” Askew v. […]

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