California Supreme Court Watch

Jul 22, 2020
#20-196 Weimer v. Nationstar Mortgage, LCC, S262024.

#20-196 Weimer v. Nationstar Mortgage, LCC, S262024. (C080550; 47 Cal.App.5th 341; Placer County Superior Court; SCV0035286.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and reversed in part 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: 7/22/2020

See the California Court of Appeal Opinion.