Federal Judge Finds Court Lacks Jurisdiction Under Rooker-Feldman Doctrine

(February 24, 2016, 12:45 PM EST) -- TAMPA, Fla. — After finding that it lacked jurisdiction over claims asserted by a former property owner's claims related to a mortgage under the doctrine established in Rooker v. Fidelity Trust Co. (263 U.S. 413 [1923]) and District of Columbia Court of Appeals v. Feldman (460 U.S. 462 [1983]) and that the claims were barred by res judicata, a Florida federal judge on Feb. 23 granted a motion to dismiss the case (Albert Salmon v. Aurora Loan Services LLC, et al., No. 8:15-cv-2339, M.D. Fla.; 2016...
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