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Judge dismisses challenge to Jackson’s $9M hotel loan

Any questions about the legality of the City of Jackson about $9 million to a developer of a downtown Westin Hotel won’t be answered anytime soon, if ever. Hinds Senior Circuit Judge Tomie Green late Tuesday dismissed Jackson lawyer Herb Irvin’s request for a declaratory judgment on whether Jackson would violate the Mississippi Constitution by putting up general fund money ...

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Weill joins MVT

Terry P. Weill has joined Mississippi Valley Title as vice president, state manager-Mississippi and associate title council. Weill is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas and has over 19 years of legal experience. Of these 19 years, Weill served for 10 years as in-house counsel for two large corporations, including as a vice president, general counsel for ...

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Evans Trial: Clear & convincing evidence of fraud?

By Amy McCullough MVT attorney Bill Brabec made an unspecified motion on which Judge Olack declined to render judgment until the end of the trial. Brabec said the Bank of Forest had failed to present clear and convincing evidence regarding the claims of fraud and negligent misrepresentation. Evidence shows that “the title companies, when they issued a commitment, did not ...

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Evans trial: He worked for us, but he didn't really

By Amy McCullough Attorneys for Mississippi Valley Title, the Bank of Forest and Heritage Bank gave opening statements yesterday for the long-awaited Evans trial in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. Judge Neil Olack will rule on the case. There is no jury, and proceedings will continue through Friday (March 4). The $40 million commercial rest estate ...

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Charles Evans Jr. to Remain in Jail

JACKSON–A federal district court judge ruled Tuesday (June 1) that Charles Evans Jr. would stay in jail until his next hearing on felony charges. Evans has been accused of resisting arrest by U.S. Marshals when he was taken in to custody last Wednesday. He was also in possession of a firearm. Evans, along with his brother Chris Evans were sued ...

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Judge: Land will be sold despite objections  

Trial is set for Oct. 25 At a bankruptcy hearing Feb. 19 in Jackson regarding the Evans commercial real estate fraud case, Judge Neil Olack ruled that land would be sold to generate money and federal proceedings would continue despite Mississippi Valley Title’s request to hold off until its chancery court suit could be transferred to Olack’s court. Olack also ...

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Banks fight for title company inside info

Institutions entitled to ‘historical relationship’ between Charles Evans Jr. and MVT In federal bankruptcy court in Jackson Dec. 30, state banks fought with Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company (MVT) for the release of the title company’s internal audit procedures. Banks want the knowledge of how and when MVT discovered that one of its approved attorneys, Jackson area resident Charles Evans ...

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