Huffpost Business

Ohio Challenge To Forecloseure Papers Moving Ahead

Posted: Updated:
Print

CLEVELAND — An Ohio challenge to the validity of lender foreclosure documents will be heard in court early next year in Cleveland.

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Nancy Margaret Russo scheduled a Feb. 17 hearing on the issue after meeting privately with attorneys in the case Monday.

Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray has joined a legal challenge to the validity of foreclosure documents which, for now, involve a single pending foreclosure: a home in suburban Parma.

Cordray, who sent staff attorneys to the hearing, has said companies handling foreclosure filings have done so without reviewing the documents. A similar but separate challenge was filed by Cordray last month in Toledo.

Around the Web

GOP plans and denials to challenge foreclosed voters examined The ...

Little-Noticed Bill Could Make It Harder To Challenge Foreclosures

Cordray Asks Ohio Judges to Carefully Review GMAC Foreclosure Cases

Tipton couple sues over early eviction in foreclosure case

'Foreclosure mills' under fire