Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Florida's Foreclosure Courts

According to a NYT article, Florida has set up special foreclosure courts to reduce the backlog of foreclosure cases by 62% in a year. Attorneys who represent those that are being foreclosed on have complained that the courts favor the institutions rather than the homeowners. According to April Charney, an attorney with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, you only get a five-minute hearing on the case and likened the new system like "a factory".

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