THE REAL ESTATE LAW TEAM 
of
McCarthy, Summers, Bobko, 
Wood, Norman, Bass & Melby, P.A.

Defenses to a Commercial Foreclosure Action

With extensive experience in commercial mortgages and loans, the knowledgeable real estate attorneys of McCarthy, Summers, Bobko, Wood, Norman, Bass & Melby, P.A. provide solutions and defenses when your business or development is threatened with foreclosure. Available defenses can generally be divided into four broad categories:

Equitable Defenses

Equitable estoppel 
Waiver 
Merger 
Laches 
Unclean hands 

Contractual Defenses

Lack of consideration 
Lack of notice 
Defective acceleration 
Accord and satisfaction 
Reinstatement and tender 
Promise to renew 

Statutory Defenses

Usury 
Lack of notice 
Statute of Limitations 
Statute of Frauds 

Lender Liability Defenses

Unconscionability 
Fraudulent Inducement 
Breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing