California Supreme Court Watch

Feb 10, 2021
#21-70 Sheen v. FCI Lender Services, Inc., S266017.

#21-70 Sheen v. FCI Lender Services, Inc., S266017. (B297640; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC631510.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in Sheen v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., S258019 (#19-173), which presents the following issue: Does a mortgage servicer owe a borrower a duty of care to refrain from making material misrepresentations about the status of a foreclosure sale following the borrower’s submission of, and the servicer’s agreement to review, an application to modify a mortgage loan?

Review granted; briefing deferred: 2/10/2021

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.