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When "Shall" Means "May": Wisconsin Court of Appeals Allows Mortgage Lenders to Slow the Foreclosure Sale Process
Posted on 30 Apr 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

Last week we discussed the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], in Bank of New York v. Carson permitting circuit courts to force a mortgagee to hold a sheriff’s sale. Today we rewind... Read More

After the Bank Forecloses, Must It Actually Sell Your House?
Posted on 9 Oct 2014 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Philip C. Babler The Wisconsin Supreme Court will answer this question in Bank of New York v. Carson , No. 2013AP544, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. It heard argument in this case last week. The case began more than... Read More

Wisconsin Courts Can Force Lenders to Make Prompt Sales of Foreclosed Properties Which Have Been Abandoned by the Borrowers
Posted on 12 Mar 2015 by Foley & Lardner LLP

In a case that “radically revises the law on mortgage foreclosure,"[1] the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently held in Bank of New York Mellon v. Carson , 2015 WI 15, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], that Wisconsin circuit... Read More