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Section Newsletter Articles on Mortgages and Mortgage Foreclosures

“Good cause”: A phrase in search of a definition By Michael G. Cortina Bench and Bar, July 2014 Until the IMFL is amended to include a definition of “good cause,” mortgagors and mortgagees alike will be saddled with the burden of creating arguments as to why “good cause” exists and leave the decision to the discretion of the trial court judge.
“Good cause”: A phrase in search of a definition By Michael G. Cortina Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, April 2014 Until the IMFL is amended to include a definition of “good cause,” mortgagors and mortgagees alike will be saddled with the burden of creating arguments as to why “good cause” exists and leave the decision to the discretion of the trial court judge.
Madison County Residential Mortgage Program showing success and increasing in popularity By Madalyn Phillips Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2012 The Madison County Residential Mortgage Program pairs homeowners, who wish to keep their homes, and the lender’s lawyers, with mediators to perform a two-hour mediation session.