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    Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases

    MANAGED FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROGRAM

    12/19/2011. Administrative Order terminating the managed mediation program.

    2011 Report Assessing the Florida Managed Mediation Program. The Report on Florida's Managed Mediation Program is now on-line.

    Managed Mediation Guidance. Read the Chief Justice's administrative order on guidance for managed mediation programs issued November 5, 2010.

    2010 Interim Mediation Report. Read the December 28, 2010, Interim Foreclosure Mediation Report.

    For More Information: For information on foreclosure training and requirements contact your local circuits. A list of mediation contacts is also available.


    Chief Justice's Statewide Model Order. On December 28, 2009, former Chief Justice Peggy A. Quince issued her Order implementing a statewide managed mediation program in new Florida foreclosure cases pursuant to the Task Force's recommendations. Each of the 20 circuit chief judges now must adopt their own orders based on the model.

    Local Orders. Links to local orders or other information will be posted below as they become available in the 20 Circuit Courts.

    1st Circuit 2nd Circuit 3rd Circuit 4th Circuit
    5th Circuit 6th Circuit 7th Circuit 8th Circuit
    9th Circuit 10th Circuit 11th Circuit 12th Circuit
    13th Circuit 14th Circuit 15th Circuit 16th Circuit
    17th Circuit 18th Circuit 19th Circuit 20th Circuit

    Recent Rules Amendments. See related Rules Amendments issued by the Court on February 11, 2010.

    New Rules Amendment Proposal. Read the Publication Notice asking for public comment in the Case on a new rule governing final judgments of foreclosure.


    MEDIATORS & TRAINING

    For More Information: For information on foreclosure training and requirements contact your local circuits. A list of mediation contacts is also available.

    Mediators. If you are interested in foreclosure mediation and are not currently a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator please read the certification qualifications.

    Managed Mediation Guidance. Read the Chief Justice's administrative order on guidance for managed mediation programs issued November 5, 2010.

    2010 Interim Mediation Report. Read the December 28, 2010, Interim Foreclosure Mediation Report.


    Petition. The original Petition to amend the rules of court was filed with the Court on August 17, 2009. Comments were due by October 1, 2009.

    Oral Argument Case. Case number SC09-1460 also dealt with foreclosure issues.


    Task Force Final Report & Comments. The Final Report was released August 17, 2009. Appendices of the report are below.

    Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C
    Appendix D Appendix E Appendix F
    Appendix G Appendix H Appendix I
    Appendix J Appendix K Appendix L
    Appendix M Appendix N  

    Comments to the Final Report are available. You also can view Filings made during the amendment process.

    Interim Report. An Interim Report was released May 8, 2009.


    Administrative Orders. The Chief Justice established the task force in March 2009 by Administrative Order in the wake of dramatic increases in residential mortgage foreclosure case filings.

    A separate order creating a Statewide Managed Mediation Program Assessment Workgroup was issued September 26, 2011.


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