Articles From Jeffrey G. Liss

Mortgage foreclosures: The need to exhibit the original note By Jeffrey G. Liss Real Estate Law, August 2011 In a foreclosure, must a mortgagee exhibit the original of the note securing the mortgage to the court? The author says yes.
On the non-waivability of reinstatement under IMFL By Jeffrey G. Liss Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, March 2010 Can reinstatement be waived under certain circumstances?
Easing the mortgage foreclosure crisis: A proposed Part 18 to IMFL By Jeffrey G. Liss Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, November 2009 To state the obvious, the number of home foreclosures in Illinois has reached a critical stage. The purpose of this article is to suggest an approach that might ease the situation with respect to some of those foreclosures. 
More on Proposed Part 18 of IMFL By Jeffrey G. Liss Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, November 2009 This note is a follow-up to my article in the March issue of Real Property, “Easing the Mortgage Foreclosure Process: A Proposed Part 18 to IMFL.”
Easing the mortgage foreclosure crisis: A proposed Part 18 to IMFL By Jeffrey G. Liss Real Estate Law, March 2009 This article suggests an approach that might ease Illinois' situation with respect to some foreclosures, and also offers a detailed draft statute to show how the proposed approach might be implemented.
Private sales after mortgage foreclosure sales—An update By Jeffrey G. Liss Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, August 2008 The Illinois Supreme Court appears to have resolved a conflict between appellate districts as to the permissibility of private foreclosure sales consummated after a mortgage foreclosure sale but before confirmation of that sale.
IMFL: Attempted private sales after foreclosure sales By Jeffrey G. Liss Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, April 2008 In the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court, different Divisions have apparently found themselves at odds on a significant issue involving the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law (IMFL), 735 ILCS 5/15-1101 et seq.
Mortgage foreclosure redemptions under IMFL By Jeffrey G. Liss Real Estate Law, December 2007 Note: The following should be substituted for the final two paragraphs of Mr. Liss’ article that appeared in the November 2007 issue of this publication. – ed.
IMFL: Attempted private sales after foreclosure sales By Jeffrey G. Liss Real Estate Law, November 2007 In the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court, different divisions have apparently found themselves at odds on a significant issue involving the Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law (IMFL), 735 ILCS 5/15-1101, et seq.

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