Judge Finds Wells Fargo Entitled To Attorney Fees After Winning Foreclosure Suit

Judge Finds Wells Fargo Entitled To Attorney Fees After Winning Foreclosure Suit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A provision in a plaintiff couple's deed of trust (DOT) allows Wells Fargo Bank N.A. to obtain attorney fees after successfully defending a wrongful foreclosure suit because the couple's lawsuit could have "significantly affected" the lender's interest in the property, a federal judge in Missouri ruled Dec. 12 (Kenneth D. Wivell, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al., No. 12-03457-DGK, W.D. Mo.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175501).

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