Foreclosures Can Survive Flawed Notice: NJ High Court

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 8:59 PM EST) -- New Jersey's top court handed U.S. Bank NA a win Monday in a major ruling for the mortgage industry, saying state trial courts are not required to dismiss foreclosure cases if there are defects in paperwork, despite a lower court's contrary decision in a separate case.

The Supreme Court of New Jersey expressly overturned a state appeals court's August ruling in Bank of New York NA v. Laks, which had held that that the only option for trial courts was to dismiss a foreclosure action if...
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