Fed court in FDCPA and (NC)DCA case may disregard findings of fact made by state foreclosure court

Attorneys representing a homeowners’ association in foreclosure proceedings filed as a result of the homeowner’s failure to pay monthly assessments may not rely on the completed foreclosure proceedings in their motion to dismiss a federal complaint filed by the former homeowner alleging violations of the FDCPA and NCDCA (North Carolina’s version of the federal FDCPA), even where the District Court may make findings of fact in direct contradiction to the findings made in the foreclosure proceedings.   Read the article………….