MERS as Custodian of Future Mortgage Documents?

Even as state and county officials are rousing themselves to take long overdue action against MERS, another faction may be quietly moving in the opposite direction.  In this Mandelman Matters podcast interview, attorney Tom Cox describes the new push toward an all-electronic mortgage procedure–including the possibility of MERS acting as custodian of the electronic records that would be the definitive piece of evidence required to institute foreclosure proceedings.

Listen to the interview here: Disturbing News from Behind Closed Doors

On Veteran’s Day, Attorney Cox will join us for a Summary Judgment webinar.  Foreclosure cases are often decided at the summary judgment phase, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to attack summary judgment motions and affidavits, hold your opponents to the Rules of Evidence, prepare homeowner affidavits and statements of opposing material fact and more at 1 p.m. Eastern on 11-11-11.  Learn more about the webinar or sign up now.