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Pilot project uses secure network for foreclosure settlement agreements

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The Indiana Supreme Court announced Monday a new program that allows parties in mortgage foreclosure settlement cases to exchange financial documents over a secure online network.

According to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, most of the approximately 300 settlement conferences that happened between July and December 2009 were unsuccessful because one or both parties weren’t prepared. As a result, the secure online portal was created.

St. Joseph and Marion counties and Indianapolis law firm Feiwell & Hannoy P.C. will be the first to use the portal during a pilot phase. Indiana trial courts, housing counselors with the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network, and lender attorneys will have access to the secure network. Eventually the network will be used by lenders, borrowers, and law firms around Indiana. The goal is to get other counties and default law firms on the portal by Aug. 1, 2011.

The system also automatically tracks the status of every file so that a record of foreclosures can be viewed by stakeholders. The pilot project is paid for by a $25 filing fee to Default Mitigation Management LLC, which created the portal, for use of it. DMM owns and operates the portal.

The aim of the new portal is to build on the success of the coordinated settlement conferences and facilitate the exchange of necessary documents with the goal that mediation resolutions will happen in less time.

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  1. by the time anybody gets to such files they will probably have been totally vacuumed anyways. they're pros at this at universities. anything to protect their incomes. Still, a laudable attempt. Let's go for throat though: how about the idea of unionizing football college football players so they can get a fair shake for their work? then if one of the players is a pain in the neck cut them loose instead of protecting them. if that kills the big programs, great, what do they have to do with learning anyways? nada. just another way for universities to rake in the billions even as they skate from paying taxes with their bogus "nonprofit" status.

  2. Um the affidavit from the lawyer is admissible, competent evidence of reasonableness itself. And anybody who had done law work in small claims court would not have blinked at that modest fee. Where do judges come up with this stuff? Somebody is showing a lack of experience and it wasn't the lawyers

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  4. Females now rule over every appellate court in Indiana, and from the federal southern district, as well as at the head of many judicial agencies. Give me a break, ladies! Can we men organize guy-only clubs to tell our sob stories about being too sexy for our shirts and not being picked for appellate court openings? Nope, that would be sexist! Ah modernity, such a ball of confusion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmRsWdK0PRI

  5. LOL thanks Jennifer, thanks to me for reading, but not reading closely enough! I thought about it after posting and realized such is just what was reported. My bad. NOW ... how about reporting who the attorneys were raking in the Purdue alum dollars?

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