Whitney Brakken Nov. 22, 2013, 11:58am

A local bank is suing to collect an unpaid commercial real estate lien note.

Community Bank of Texas NA filed a lawsuit Nov. 14 in the District Court of Jefferson County against Mark Clapp, citing breach of contract and quantum meruit.

The plaintiff states it is seeking payment of a commercial real estate lien note executed by the defendant.

To secure the debt created by the note, the defendant granted a security interest in a piece of land that was sold in a foreclosure sale for $122,000, according to the complaint.

The plaintiff states that the defendant has defaulted on the note and still owes the plaintiff the remaining balance of $34,731.12.

The plaintiff is seeking the total amount due of $34,731.12 together with interest, attorney fees, costs and any other relief deemed just.

Community Bank of Texas is represented in the case by John Pat Parsons of Lindsay, Lindsay & Parsons.

The case has been assigned to Judge Milton Shuffield, 136th District Court.

District Court of Jefferson County Case No. D194-976


This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the District Court of Jefferson County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it represents only one side of the story.

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