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 …

Max Gardner’s Bankruptcy Boot Camp Presents: Summary Judgment with Thomas A. Cox

Foreclosure defense often lives or dies on the outcome of a summary judgment motion:  in judicial foreclosure states, homeowners often find themselves defending against summary judgment; in non-judicial foreclosure jurisdictions foreclosure defense often means advancing a motion for summary judgment on a request for injunctive relief. The importance of these techniques doesn’t end there, either:  the same strategies can be …