Fla. High Court Pulls Ruling On Atty Fees In Foreclosures

By Nathan Hale (April 18, 2019, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court revoked Thursday an opinion backing a mortgage holder's right to attorney fees after Nationstar Mortgage failed to prove it had authority to bring a foreclosure suit against her, ruling the earlier decision to accept jurisdiction was misguided.

The decision, which granted noteholder Nationstar Mortgage LLC's motion to recall the high court's Jan. 7 mandate, reinstates a decision from the Fourth District Court of Appeal that found mortgage holder Marie Ann Glass could not invoke an attorney fees provision after prevailing in a foreclosure suit against her because the company failed to establish standing.

The reversal drew a dissent...

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