Tag Archives: property

Not a cinderella story (access required)

The great Al Czervik, played by Rodney Dangerfield, observed in “Caddyshack” that “Country clubs and cemeteries are the biggest wasters of prime real estate.” Now, country clubs have suffered another insult, this time at the hands of the state Court ...

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Real Property – Criminal Practice – Contempt – TRO – Court Filing & Contact with Appraiser (access required)

Branch Banking & Trust Co. v. Harris A temporary restraining order enjoined plaintiff from recording documents in the chain of title of a certain lot without permission of the court. Plaintiff willfully violated the TRO when she (1) found a motion and order setting aside a foreclosure in another case, (2) typed up a similar motion and order applicable to the lot at issue, (3) hired an attorney to put his name on the motion and order and to file them with the clerk of court, and (4) waited at the clerk’s office for the papers to be signed.

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