Trent Bond obtains judgment reforming deed of trust and establishing lien priority

On behalf of an insured lender, Trent Bond obtained a favorable judgment following a bench trial, reforming a deed of trust and establishing lien priority.  At issue was the borrower’s dispute of her intent to encumber the entirety of her property and her contest over...

Judgment obtained by Bill Sauerwein and Trent Bond affirmed by Court of Appeals

A judgment obtained by Bill Sauerwein and Trent Bond on behalf of a group of homeowners has been affirmed by the Missouri Court of Appeals. In issuing its lengthy opinion, the court of appeals held that correction of the homeowners’ vesting deeds was permitted and...

Stewart Schneider and Adam Stockberger secure Quiet Title Judgment

Stewart Schneider and Adam Stockberger recently resolved a lender’s title insurance claim whereby the insured’s property was mistakenly encumbered by the neighboring owner’s warranty deed and deed of trust.  A judgment was obtained correcting the legal descriptions in...

Appellate Victory Obtained on Behalf of Title Insurer

On behalf of a national Title Insurer, Bill Sauerwein obtained reversal of a trial court’s judgment against the Insurer.  The Missouri Appellate court, Western District, reversed an entry of a judgment for damages against Chicago Title Insurance Company in Appeal...

Lien Priority Secured Through Judgment

Bill Sauerwein and Anne Kelly represented homeowners and their secured lender at trial in an action for declaratory judgment brought by an alleged creditor seeking to enforce a lien against the homeowner’s residence granted by a prior owner of the property. At trial...