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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Rhode Island foreclosure cases

Rhode Island foreclosure cases face additional uncertainty after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit overturned a trial judge’s decision halting foreclosures while the parties attempted to find a resolution through mediation.  The appellate court, with retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter writing the decision, concluded that banks should have been given a hearing on the likelihood of success before the court effectively granted an injunction and that the amount of time and money spent on mediation should have been capped.  

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