Wells Fargo Sought to Vacate a Judgment in Their Favor

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Giglio, No. 4D12-418 (Fla. 4th DCA 2013): Wells Fargo sought reversal of the trial court’s order denying its requests to: (1) approve a dismissal of the case; (2) set aside the previously entered final judgment; (3) cancel the notice of lis pendens; and (4) direct the clerk to return the […]

Relief from Judgment under Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.540

Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.500(b) provides that “[w]hen a party against whom affirmative relief is sought has failed to plead or otherwise defend as provided by these rules or any applicable statute or any order of court, the court may enter a default against such party.” In Yale Mortgage Corporation v. Blot, 3D12-1894 (Fla. […]