Bank Admits Mortgage was a Forgery

When attorney Eric Miles first met with our clients, he knew something was wrong with the Bank’s case. Our clients stood firm that the signatures appearing on the recorded mortgage were forgeries. Subsequently, the Bank admitted the recorded mortgage was a forgery. Along with the forged signatures, when attorney Miles requested a deposition of the…

No Note – No Foreclosure

Our attorney, Simon Lassel, obtained a Final Order dismissing our client’s case in Broward County. After the Bank presented its case to the Judge, Simon argued his Motion to Dismiss on the grounds that the Plaintiff failed to show standing when the Bank could not show it had the Note prior to filing suit against…

Defeated Bank’s Arguments

Our attorney, Reid McCullough, asked the Court’s permission to take a deposition of a note endorser in Texas. Usually, after The Ticktin Law Group wins on these motions, the Bank brings a Motion for Protective Order as a method to stop the deposition from happening. After the Plaintiff argued against allowing the deposition, attorney McCullough…

Forgotten Child Support Ruling

Our attorney, Heather Cherepkia, won an important battle where our client sought a modification of a forgotten child support ruling from 7 seven years ago. His Petition to modify because of his business failure had been abandoned, but Heather was able to bring it back to life and eliminated back-breaking arrearages which would have been…

Saved Disabled Client’s Home

Our attorneys, H. Xavier Carrera and Eric Miles, had a highly contested mortgage foreclosure trial today. At the conclusion of the Plaintiff presenting the Bank’s case, attorney Carrera moved for an Involuntary Dismissal because the Bank failed to comply with the conditions precedent required by their own mortgage. Furthermore, the Bank failed to prove that…

Unprecedented Changes in Palm Beach County Civil Circuit Divisions

The Circuit Civil Division is undergoing a major transformation with eight new judges including four of the 11 assigned to the civil division being brand new to the bench. Judge Peter Blanc, Administrative Judge in Palm Beach County, indicated “I cannot recall a time in my 25 years on the bench during which the Circuit…

Client Buys Back Home

One of our clients retained us just after the Bank sold his home. After determining the Bank had acted wrongfully, our attorney, Felix Montanez, filed a motion to vacate the sale. The motion was granted and the sale was cancelled. Our client was able to buy back his property and pay off the amount of…

Knowing the Rules of Evidence

Yesterday, our attorneys Michael Vater and Jon Hodges represented a client during a 6½ hour long Mortgage Foreclosure trial. During the Plaintiff’s case, the Bank’s witness failed to provide critical testimony to support its claim. Knowing the Rules of Evidence, our attorneys recognized the flaws in the testimony and moved for an involuntary dismissal, which…

Forging Through the Muck in the Tar-Heel State

Earlier this week, our attorney Michael Vater, traveled up to North Carolina, also known as the Tar Heel State. The name originated during the Revolutionary War Time Period, when the Colonists poured tar into the river to impede the British Army. This week, Michael was faced with the daunting task of getting a witness to…