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Oregon Senate Passes Bill to Expand Foreclosure Dispute Resolution

Jennifer Shack, April 24th, 2013

Last year, Oregon created a dispute resolution program for non-judicial foreclosure cases. The program didn’t work as well as hoped. The program’s start coincided with an appeals court decision that pushed foreclosures into the judicial system. That, along with some issues with the legislation enacting the foreclosure dispute resolution program and lender reluctance to participate, led to very few cases being mediated. A lot of work has been done since then to find ways to encourage use of dispute resolution. The effort that appears to have gained the most traction is to expand the foreclosure dispute resolution program to include cases going through the judicial process. (more…)

Articulated Purposes and Objectives for Foreclosure Mediation Programs

Just Court ADR, September 6th, 2011

Foreclosure mediation and mitigation programs began appearing in local, state, and national contexts in response to the foreclosure crisis. As the crisis persists, more states have adopted or are looking to adopt such programs as a way to ensure borrowers (more…)

New Resources on

Just Court ADR, July 18th, 2011

Here is a list of the new, abstracted resources that have been added to, RSI’s national resource center, in the past few weeks. These are just a few of the over 4,000 resources available on We are always looking to expand our collection – if you know of any new research, programs, legislation, videos, or other resources, please let us know! (more…)

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