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Blog posts in tag Iowa Commercial Litigation

Posted on 11/11/2016 at 04:39 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

Unambiguous “Satisfaction of Mortgage” Did Not Release Debtors’ Note

After defaulting on a home equity loan that was secured by a mortgage on their home, the Bradleys paid the mortgage hold...

Posted on 09/19/2016 at 10:17 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Appellate Court rejects conclusion that appraising farmland is “merely a speculative endeavor”

The recent opinion by the Iowa Court of Appeals in Wihlm v. Campbell, No. 15-0011 (Sept. 14, 2016), may become important...

Posted on 09/07/2016 at 11:39 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Don't forget to respond to your opponent's arguments

The recent opinion in Slach v. Heick, No. 15-1460 (Ia. Ct. App., Aug. 17, 2016) reminds litigants of the dangers of not...

Posted on 05/18/2016 at 11:09 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

In absence of statutory exception, defendant must be sued in county of residence

Schmitt and Abernethy entered into a contract. The contract did not state where performance was to occur, but payment wa...

Posted on 05/17/2016 at 03:40 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

No abuse of discretion in allowing third party discovery after judgment

Iowa appellate courts rarely issue opinions in cases addressing third party discovery post-judgment. Thus, counsel engag...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by William Serangeli

Trial court rejects guarantor's attempt to utilize a claim of negligent loan administration as an affirmative defense

On April 8, 2015, Chief Judge Arthur E. Gamble issued his Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Judgment in Case No....

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

No meeting of the minds when bank merely agreed to agree

In First American Bank v. Urbandale Laser Wash, LLC, Urbandale Laser Wash, LLC and Walnut Creek Laser Wash, LLC borrowed...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by John Lande

Effective on January 1, 2015, the litigation procedure for certain kinds of mechanics' liens will be dramatical...
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