APPELLATE COURT OF ILLINOIS
GMB FINANCIAL GROUP, INC., ) Appeal from the Circuit Court
) of McHenry County.
v. ) No. 06--CH--110
MICHELE MARZANO, ))
(Northstar Condominium Association, ) Michael T. Caldwell,
Defendant). ) Judge, Presiding.
JUSTICE O'MALLEY delivered the opinion of the court:
In this mortgage foreclosure action, defendant, Michele Marzano, appeals the orders of the
trial court (1) granting the motion of plaintiff, GMB Financial Group, Inc., to strike defendant's
motion to quash service of process and vacate the court's default judgment of foreclosure; and (2)
confirming the sale of the subject property. We affirm.
On February 1, 2006, plaintiff filed a complaint to foreclose mortgage against defendant.
After defendant failed to timely answer or file an appearance, plaintiff sought and obtained a default
judgment of foreclosure and order of sale. A judicial sale was set for September 14, 2006. On
September 14, defendant, by attorney Scott Bentley, filed an emergency motion to stay the sale. The
trial court granted the motion and scheduled the sale for October 13. On October 13, the trial court