Andrew Macklin won summary judgment for an individual voiding a Subordination Agreement that we alleged — and proved — was a forgery and, therefore, void as a matter of law. As a result, the bank that relied on that forged document is behind our client in the line of mortgages on the property at issue. We also successfully resolved our claim to recover counsel fees and costs against the people who were found to have participated in the forgery. The client owned the mixed-use property on which he operated a business for a number of years, and which also contained a house that had belonged to his parents.
In another case, Mr. Macklin brought suit in the Bergen County Chancery Division against a divorce litigant and his parents. The divorce litigant had been ordered to liquidate a bank account and pay the money to our client, his former spouse. Instead, he liquidated the account and paid the proceeds to his parents. Following a trial, the Court entered judgment against the parents for the full amount of the fraudulent transfer. We also won an order directing the parents’ bank to pay over the proceeds of one of their accounts which contained a substantial portion of the fraudulently-transferred funds.