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BANSC-RE-2010-187 TD Bank N.A. v Twila A. Wolf Case As Filed 05 08 2012

BANSC-RE-2010-187 TD Bank N.A. v Twila A. Wolf Case As Filed 05 08 2012

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Published by Charlton Butler
Take down of the bastard bankers at TD Bank N.A. and their attorneys at Perkins Thompson P.A. in Portland Maine. Rammed the law up their little tushies and made em cry to their mommies for their part in the financial meltdown financial crisis 2008 mortgage crisis fraudulent foreclosures etc today on wall street banks and people like Goldman Sachs Bank of America JP Morgan Chase
Take down of the bastard bankers at TD Bank N.A. and their attorneys at Perkins Thompson P.A. in Portland Maine. Rammed the law up their little tushies and made em cry to their mommies for their part in the financial meltdown financial crisis 2008 mortgage crisis fraudulent foreclosures etc today on wall street banks and people like Goldman Sachs Bank of America JP Morgan Chase

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STATEOFMAINECIVIL
TDBANKN.A.f/k/aFIRSTMASSACHUSETTSBANKN.A.
Plaintiff,
v.
TWIALAA.BUTLERf/k/aWOLFANDCHARLTONA.BUTLERJR.
prose
DefendantandDefendant-Intervenor.
COUNTYOFPENOBSCOTSUPERIORDISTRICTCOURT
CaseNo.:BANSC-RE-2010-187
INJUNCTIVERELIEFSOUGHTDEFENDANT'SOBJECTIONSTOPLAINTIFFS LATEANDUNTIMELYRESPONSEANDMOTIONSCONCERNINGDEFENDANTSOBJECTIONSANDRESPONSIVEMOTIONSTOPLAINTIFFSMOTIONTOLIFTSTAYANDFINALSUMMARYJUDGMENTINCORPORATEDMOTIONTOSTRIKEANDMEMORANDUMOFLAW.JURYTRIALDEMANDED
Judge/Magistrate:TheMostHonorableJusticeAnderson.DateofHearing:TimeofHearing:_
DEFENDANT'SOBJECTIONSTOPLAINTIFFSLATEANDUNTIMELYRESPONSEANDMOTIONSCONCERNINGDEFENDANTSOBJECTIONSANDRESPONSIVEMOTIONSTOPLAINTIFFSMOTIONTOLIFTSTAYANDFINALSUMMARYJUDGMENTINCORPORATEDMOTIONTOSTRIKEANDMEMORANDUMOFLAW.
TITLETOREALPROpERTYINVOLVED.INJUNCTIVERELIEFSOUGHTJURYTRIALDEMANDED
Now,
comeDefendant's,withobjectionandmotiontostrikePlaintiffsuntimelyresponse,objectionsandmotionsregardingDefendantsobjectionsandresponsivemotionstoPlaintiffsMotionforaLiftofStayandFinalSummaryJudgment.
 
STATEOFMAINECIVILCOUNTYOFPENOBSCOTSUPERIORDISTRICTCOURTMOTIONTOSETASIDEDEFAULTAND/ORDEFAULTJUDGMENT:DISCUSSION
1.Thisdefaultcase,inpredominantpart,comesbeforetheCourtonPlaintiffsmotiontosetasideadefaultjudgmentperM.R.Civ.P.55(c). 2.Acourtmaysetasideadefaultjudgmentfor"excusableneglect"underfederalstandardsandtheStateofMaine'slessstringentstandard"goodcauseshown."M.R. Civ.P.55(c).Toestablish"goodcause,"apartymustshowagoodexcuseforhisor
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;;defense.Shealleged,inheranswer,thatthestatementsshepublishedtothird partiesaretrue.Brownehadnot,however,establishedthatthecourtexceededtheboundsofitsdiscretionindeterminingthatshehadnotstatedagoodexcuseforheruntimelyanswer.SamehereforthePlaintiffs.Thelegalequivalentto"TheDogAteMyHomework"shouldbeinsufficientasanexcuse.5.Brownearguesthatshemistakenlythoughtthatshehadtwentydaysfromthedenialofhermotiontodismissinwhichtofileheranswer.6.Thetrialcourtcouldhave,reasonablyjustaswell,consideredBrowne'sclaiminthecontextthatshehadrecentlyfiledamotiontodismiss;thatservedtodelayheranswer,andthenhadfailedtoappearatthescheduledhearingonthemotionto~
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STATEOFMAINECIVILCOUNTYOFPENOBSCOTSUPERIORDISTRICTCOURT
dismiss.
Theseactionssuggestedsignificantcarelessnessinherdefenseofthematter,
(emphasisadded)whichthetrialcourtcouldviewasconfirmedbyheruntimelyanswer.AsDefendantspointedoutofPlaintiffscase.7.Yet,thiswasn'tthecase,asthecourtchosetorespondwith"althoughBrowneisrepresentingherself,weaffordhernobendingoftherulesorother"specialconsideration."SeeDumontv.FleetBankofMaine,2000ME197,~13,760A.2d1049,1054.Rule12(a)oftheMaineRulesofCivilProcedureprovidesthat"ifthecourtdeniesthemotion[inthiscase,themotiontodismiss]...theresponsivepleadingshallbeservedwithin10daysafternoticeofthecourt'saction."M.R.Civ.P.12(a).Browne'smisunderstandingofthisrule,takeninthecontextofherprioractionsinthiscase,doesnotconstituteagoodexcuseforherlateanswer.Thecourt,therefore,didnotexceedtheboundsofitsdiscretionbyrefusingtosetasidetheentryofdefault.Becauseentryofthedefaultwasproper,weneednotaddresswhetherthepreliminaryinjunctionundulylimitedBrowne'scapacitytodevelopevidenceonliabilityissues.
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8.StephanieA.WilliamsandDavidB.McConnell,ofPerkinsThompsonP.A.,are professionals,attorneys;practicingatlaw,theABAstressesandstatesthatthisproblem,misseddeadlines,isthenumberonereasonthatattorneysface,ofthetoptenreasons,malpracticechargesandtheeasiesttoprevent,ofthosetoptenreasons,andlists,ina2006ABATechShowbrochure,severalsoftwareprogramstosetupreminderandticklersystemstoavoidthisproblemaswellprofessionalsonlineandinindustryperiodicalsthatgiveminicoursesintimemanagementandprojectmanagement.DefendantsExhibit
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9.ArecentchangeinMainerulesofcivilprocedurebearsonthesubjectherebeforethebartoday;M.R.Civ.P.6(b)(2);M.R.Civ.P.55GoodCauseorExcusableNeglectto SetAsideDefault;Dyer,GoodallandFederle,LLCv.Proctor,2007ME145,935A.2d1123.

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