The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled HSBC Bank USA did not have standing to start a foreclosure process against homeowner Jodi B. Matt, of Canton, because it did not hold the mortgage on her house. Under state law, foreclosing lenders are required to file a complaint in court under the state’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act. That law offer certain legal protections to those who serve in the military.
Another Massachusetts court ruling complicates foreclosure process
Source: Boston.com/Boston Globe