Affidavit to Set Aside Summary Judgment
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE
ASSOCIATION, CASE NO: CACE 11-02xxxx (49)
A.C. and D.C., et. al.
AFFIDAVIT OF ALAN D. SACKRIN
STATE OF FLORIDA )
COUNTY OF BROWARD )
BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority personally appeared ALAN D. SACKRIN, ESQ., who, being first duly sworn hereby deposes and says:
1. My name is Alan D. Sackrin and I am the attorney representing, Defendant, D.C.
2. On September 18, 2012, I attended court on Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment. I intended on asking for a continuance as my firm had been recently retained.
3. Rather than proceed with the hearing, Plaintiff’s counsel, Russell Hall, Esq., offered my client the following proposal: Agree to a final judgment with a one hundred twenty (120) day sale date. In the interim, the parties would mediate the case, at which time the Defendant would be offered, at the least, a deed in lieu of foreclosure, plus payment of a percentage of the second mortgage, plus an amount for moving expenses.
4. I immediately called my partner, Lawrence Tolchinsky, who conferenced in Ms. D.C. Plaintiff’s counsel was standing near me and he reiterated the proposal to me. As Plaintiff’s counsel reiterated the proposal, I was repeating to my client what Plaintiff’s counsel was saying.
5. After discussion, Ms. D.C. decided to accept the offer proposed offer/proposal made by Plaintiff’s counsel on September 18, 2012.
6. The Plaintiff has not offered a modification nor has it even offered the promised deed in lieu of foreclosure as an alternative to the foreclosure proceeding.
7. My client agreed to abandon the pending Motion for Continuance of the Summary Judgment hearing and she agreed not to pursue any defenses and potential counterclaims due to the offer made by Plaintiff’s counsel on September 18, 2012.
FURTHER AFFIANT SAYETH NAUGHT.
ALAN D. SACKRIN
SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED before me on the __ th day of January, 2013, by ALAN D. SACKRIN, who did or did not take an oath and who presented as identification:[ ]State Drivers License [ ]Other: _______________________________.
Signature of person taking acknowledgment (NOTARY)
Notary Seal: Name of Officer taking acknowledgment
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