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  • Brock & Scott featured in SC Lawyer Magazine

    Jason Branham, SC Partner, co-authored an article that is published in the November issue of SC Lawyer Magazine. The article is entitled “Walk the Line: The North Carolina-South Carolina Boundary Clarification” and describes the impact that clarifying and re-establishing the shared state border has on properties located along it.

  • Illinois Court Rules on Collection Costs and FDCPA Impact

    The Northern District of Illinois provides a decision for those collecting on contingency based fees with previous conflicting case law on this issue. For our clients, the decision also emphasizes the standing of the contract underlying the balance owed.

  • Update on North Carolina Case Law

    On December 21, 2016, the Supreme Court of North Carolina held the principle of res judicata does not apply to a non-judicial foreclosure. See In Re Lucks, 369 N.C. 222, 794 S.E.2d 501 (2016).  The Court reached this conclusion through review of the scope of allowable evidence and applicability of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure in a non-judicial foreclosure. 

  • EVIDENCE IN FLORIDA TRIALS

     Written by Senior Associate Shaib Y. Rios   Previously, and presumably in effort to dispose of the excessive number of foreclosure cases in Florida, some judges became more relaxed on the Florida Rules of Evidence at trial than they would have been in other cases.  As the foreclosure volume has become more manageable, however, and cases […]

  • North Carolina HB 770 Update

    On August 30, 2017, the North Carolina Legislature passed into law S.L. 2017-206. This law amends several provisions of the North Carolina General Statutes, specifically N.C.G.S. 45-10.