MARCH 13, 2009
No. 1-07-1209 and 1-07-1232 (Consolidated)
ABN AMRO MORTGAGE GROUP, INC., ) Appeal from the
) Circuit Court of
Plaintiff-Appellant, ) Cook County.
v. ) No. 96 CH 17856
NONA L. McGAHAN; UNKNOWN HEIRS )
AND/OR DEVISEES OF NONA L McGAHAN )
JARVIS COURT CONDOMINIUM )
ASSOCIATION; COINMACH CORPORATION )
a/k/a Macke Laundry Services; and )
UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON-RECORD )
) Darryl Simko,
) Judge Presiding.
JUSTICE TULLY delivered the opinion of the court:
Plaintiff-appellant, ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. (ABN), appeals an order of the
trial court dismissing its complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. We reverse the
decision of the trial court of Cook County and remand the matter to the trial court.
On June 24, 2005, ABN provided a loan to Nona L. McGahan. McGahan executed a
note, secured by a mortgage on a property, promising to repay the principal of the loan and
interest. On May 1, 2006, McGahan defaulted on the note and mortgage by failing to make the
required payments. On August 30, 2006, ABN filed a complaint for foreclosure on the property