US Bank Withdraws Foreclosure Case Amid Constitutional Battle: Aurora Woman Continues Fight

US Bank has reversed its decision to foreclose on an Aurora woman, Lisa Kay Brumfiel, who has been fighting against the constitutionality of Colorado’s foreclosure laws in federal court. The bank’s lawyers had previously claimed that they possessed all the necessary original documents to legally proceed with the foreclosure. However, shortly after U.S. District Judge William J. Martínez demanded the production of these documents, the bank withdrew its foreclosure action altogether.

Despite this sudden turn of events, Brumfiel remains determined to continue her fight. She refuses to stand idly by while others are subjected to what she perceives as a corrupt process. Brumfiel, a 43-year-old part-time saleswoman, has been representing herself in court throughout the ordeal.

Unfortunately, the final outcome may no longer be within Brumfiel’s control. US Bank has instructed the Arapahoe County public trustee to withdraw the foreclosure case, which was initially filed in September 2011. Additionally, the bank has petitioned Arapahoe County District Court Judge J. Mark Hannen to dismiss the order he previously issued to sell Brumfiel’s house in December of last year.

The developments in this case indicate a significant development for Brumfiel, as US Bank has chosen to withdraw its foreclosure efforts. However, the ultimate resolution remains uncertain as the legal process continues to unfold.

US Bank on Friday backed down from its efforts to foreclose on an Aurora woman whose federal court battle against it has taken on the constitutionality of Colorado’s foreclosure laws.

Just days after lawyers for the bank told a federal judge they’ve always had the original documents necessary to foreclose on Lisa Kay Brumfiel’s tri-level house legally — and U.S. District Judge William J. Martínez said to produce them — the bank rescinded the whole thing.

Despite the move to make a nearly two-year nightmare to save her house go away, Brumfiel on Friday insisted she’s pressing on.

“I would rather risk losing my house again than to selfishly watch this corrupt process continue for others,” said Brumfiel, a 43-year-old part-time saleswoman who took on the court battles without a lawyer. “I know too much, and I don’t want the blood of it on my hands.”

But the ultimate decision might now be out of her hands.

US Bank on Friday told the Arapahoe County public trustee to withdraw the foreclosure case it filed in September 2011, then filed a request with Arapahoe County District Court Judge J. Mark Hannen to dismiss the order he signed last December to sell Brumfiel’s house.


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