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In Leveraged Land Co. v. Hodges CV-10-0196-PR (Ariz. April 2011) the Arizona Supreme Court considered the extent that someone challenging the redemption of a tax lien may recover their attorneys fees. ARS 42-18206 provides that if an owner redeems his property from a tax lien by paying the back taxes, but does so only after … Read More
In Best v. Miranda, an opinion issued by the Court of Appeals in Phoenix on March 15, 2012, the Court ruled in favor of Art Miranda, the owner of a parcel of property, in a lawsuit brought by Greg Best the holder of an option. The Court ruled that Best’s attempt to exercise the option … Read More
In Helvetica Servicing Inc. v. Pasquan, Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals established new law in Arizona. Mr. Pasquan had purchased land and a house in Paradise Hills with a purchase money loan from Hamilton Mortgage. Thereafter he obtained a new loan from Desert Hills Bank to demolish and build a new house … Read More
In Williamson v. PVOrbit, Inc. Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals sided with an elderly couple over the interests of a vendor of custom doors. At the request of a contractor, Freedom Architectural Builders, PVOrbit, supplied custom doors to the Williamson home remodel. The Williamsons paid Freedom in full, but it eventually defaulted &h Read More
In Balderas v. Countrywide Bank, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed an Order of the trial court granting a Motion to Dismiss in favor of Countrywide. Balderas had sued Countrywide for a violation of the Truth in Lending Act, TILA. Balderas alleged in his complaint that he did not read English, that a Countrywide … Read More