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Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation in Florida - Implementation Challenges for an Institutionalized Program

By Sharon Press Sharon Press is Associate Professor and Director of the Dispute Resolution Institute at Hamline University School of Law. At the time the Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases was created, she was the Director of the Florida Dispute Resolution...

There's No Place Like Home: Applying Dispute Systems Design Theory to Create a Foreclosure Mediation System

By Andrea Kupfer Schneider and Natalie C. Fleury Andrea Kupfer Schneider, Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School. Natalie C. Fleury, Program Coordinator for Dispute Resolution and Adjunct Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School; Supervisor, Milwaukee Foreclosure Mediation...

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: Oregon May Expand Foreclosure Mediation Program

BUSINESS: The OREGON House approves SB 558A, a bill that expands the foreclosure mediation program lawmakers created last year to apply to foreclosures pursued by lenders in courts. It moves to Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) for review (PORTLAND OREGONIAN). ENVIRONMENT: The CONNECTICUT Senate approves...

State Net Capitol Journal Legislative Updates: New Foreclosure and Mortgage Relief Laws in Oregon and Florida

GOVERNORS IN BRIEF: FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed SB 1852, legislation that will distribute $200 million to pay for various mortgage relief programs to help Sunshine State residents harmed in the real estate collapse. The money is part of the state's $8.4 billion cut of the $25 billion settlement...