On Nov. 3, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Bartram v. U.S. Bank National Association, No. SC14-1265, 2016 WL 6538647 (Fla. Nov. 3, 2016), bringing much-needed clarity to the outstanding question of whether the dismissal of a mortgage foreclosure action more than five years after it was filed bars the lender from filing a new foreclosure action under Florida’s five-year statute of limitations for breach of contract claims.

To learn more, please read the GT Alert “In Bartram, Florida Supreme Court Holds That Statute Of Limitations Does Not Bar The Filing Of A Second Mortgage Foreclosure Action.”