If I just recieved a motion for summarry final judgement of foreclosure, what is the timeline from here?

It is my house. I still have 20 days to reply to motion.

Asked on November 28, 2011 under Real Estate Law, Florida

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

The timeline in responding to the motion for summary judgment concerning the judicial foreclosure of your home is that you need to timely file the opposition to the motion in order to create a triable issue of material fact to defeat the motion.

The plaintiff will then file a reply. The court will have a hearing date and a decision made on the motion. If the motion is granted, the plaintiff has won the lawsuit and the court will issue an order for the foreclosure date of your property.

Summary judgment motions are complicated. I suggest that you consult with a real estate attorney about this motion and the underlying lawsuit against you.


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