Mutual of Omaha Bank v. Watson

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Mutual of Omaha Bank v. Watson

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May 26, 2017
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8:30 AM
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Case Summary

S-16-0906 Mutual of Omaha Bank v. Robert W. Watson (Appellant) and Shona Rae Watson, formerly husband and wife; Community Bank of Lincoln, trustee and beneficiary; Cardwell Reserve Home Owners Association, Inc.; The Cattle National Bank & Trust Co.; West Gate Bank; and State of Nebraska

Lancaster County District Court, Judge John A. Colborn

Attorneys: Appellant Pro Se — John D. Stalnaker, Robert J. Becker (Stalnaker Becker Law Firm) and Eric H. Lindquist for Appellee Mutual of Omaha Bank; John C. Hurd (Wolfe Snowden Law Firm) for Appellee Shona Rae Watson; Douglas J. Peterson (Attorney General) for Appellee State of Nebraska

Civil: Judicial Foreclosure

Proceedings Below: The district court granted summary judgment in favor of Mutual of Omaha Bank and overruled Watson’s motion to dismiss.

Issues: Whether the district court erred in (1) finding instrument No. 2009059054 was valid and enforceable; (2) finding instrument No. 2009059054 and instrument No. 2009059056 should be read together; (3) finding that it had jurisdiction to hear Mutual of Omaha’s claim for declaratory relief; (4) “finding Instrument No. 2009059054 a first priority”; (5) granting judicial foreclosure; and (6) dismissing Robert’s counterclaims.



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