J-A25039-12- 3 -Subsequently, the parties filed various motions pertaining to discoverydisputes, culminating in cross motions
to preclude the admission of various documents at the June 27, 2011 non-jury trial.
The trial courtdenied both motions.
On August 29, 2011, the trial court entered a verdictin favor of BOA. Appellant filed a motion for post-trial relief on September8, 2011, and, on October 5, 2011, following receipt of the trial transcript,filed a motion for leave to specify additional grounds for post-trial relief. OnOctober 13, 2011, the trial court denied Appellant leave to specify additionalgrounds for post-trial relief. On November 10, 2011, the trial court denied
Appellant’s motion for post
-trial relief. On November 18, 2011, BOA filed a
praecipe to enter judgment based on the trial court’s August 29, 2011
verdict. The Delaware County Office of Judicial Support duly entered judgment on that day. Appellant filed a timely notice of appeal on December
Meanwhile on June 13, 2011, BOA filed a praecipe to change case captionand substitute successor-
party as plaintiff. The substitution was for “Bank of
America, National Association as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank
National Association as Trustee for RAMP 2007RP2.” Plaintiff’s Praecipe to
Change Caption, 6/13/11, at 1.
was filed on June 22, 2011 and was denied by thetrial court in an order filed on the day of the non-jury trial, June 27, 2011.
was made orally on June 27, 2011 and a writtencopy offered to the trial court. The trial court indicated that, because of thelate filing, it would not decide the motion at that time but that Appellantcould file the motion with the Office of Judicial Support. Appellant neverfiled the written motion and the trial court never entered a written order. In
its Rule 1925(a) opinion, the trial court indicated that it took Appellant’s
motion under advisement and denied the motion prior to entering a verdict.Trial Court Opinion, 2/7/12, at 2.