Blog Posts in October, 2010

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  • MERS: Should Counties Sue Them to Collect Unpaid Recording Fees?
    MERS: Should Counties Sue Them to Collect Unpaid Recording Fees?

    Whenever a document is recorded with a county recorder, the recording party must pay a recording fee. This includes the initial filing of a mortgage or deed of trust (they are essentially identical in ...

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  • Nationwide Consumer Bankruptcy Filings Rise 11%
    Nationwide Consumer Bankruptcy Filings Rise 11%

    Nationwide, consumer bankruptcy filings rose 11% in the first three quarters of 2010, as compared to the same period in 2009. Interestingly, the filings in the Eastern District of California (approx. ...

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