Fleysher Law Blog

Can a Mediation Save your Home from Foreclosure?

In 2009, Florida Supreme Court issued an order mandating foreclosure mediation for all residential homesteaded properties. In other words, upon filing a foreclosure action on a primary residence, the banks are now required to attend mediation with the borrower before the case can proceed, or at least provide the borrower with the option. Under this order, borrowers have the right to ask their lenders for a “plaintiff’s disclosure” before mediation.

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