FLORIDA COURTS OUT OF CONTROL: SUMMARY JUDGMENT ENTERED IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY WITHOUT A HEARING; “HALLWAY HEARINGS” IN BROWARD COUNTY; AND “MAGISTRATE REFERENCES” WITHOUT CONSENT IN LEE COUNTY; DUE PROCESS BEING THROWN OUT THE WINDOW

Certain circuit courts in Florida are overreacting and improperly reacting to the flood of foreclosure lawsuits filed by the foreclosure mills, and are enacting local court procedures which violate due process, ignore the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, and are resulting in more improper foreclosures in favor of “lenders”, servicers, and securitized trustee banks. Although … Read more

PBC Rocket Docket 101 – Judges Against the Backlog Unite (Transcript)

Comment from a reader of this site… Lori Bangor says: September 1, 2010 at 11:11 AM “On 8/30, I had a Summary Judgment Foreclosure hearing on Palm Beach County’s “Rocket Docket”. The judge spoke for 14 minutes to the crowd, of mostly pro se defendants, about how they should just agree to the summary judgment … Read more

Rocket Dockets to Start in Indian River County, Martin County, Saint Lucie County Beginning August 2010

Florida, check your circuit websites. It looks like more and more counties are adopting the “rocket docket” since they received the new allocated money… Now, I do understand that these dockets need to be cleared, and this may be the only way to process the UNCONTESTED cases, but using this method where the borrowers are … Read more