Foreclosure Litigation: December 2014 Archives

SJC Says Springfield Foreclosure Ordinances Are Preempted

In a decision handed down earlier this month, the Supreme Judicial Court (the "SJC") has held that two foreclosure-related local ordinances enacted by the City of Springfield (the "City") are preempted by existing Massachusetts statutes.

Right-to-Cure Notice Naming Mortgage Servicer Deemed Effective

Naming a mortgage servicer as mortgagee on a statutory right-to-cure notice satisfies the requirements of the Commonwealth's pre-foreclosure right-to-cure statute, according to a recent decision of the Appeals Court.

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