Foreclosures

The legal process by which an owner’s right to a property is terminated, usually due to default. Typically involves a forced sale of the property at public auction, with the proceeds being applied to the mortgage debt.

Annonucements

No foreclosure ex parte hearings will be held November 24-26, 2014 and December 22, 2014 – January 2, 2015 in Orange County.

Osceola County

Complete Foreclosures Procedures Document - Effective January 6, 2014

Orange County

Complete Foreclosures Procedures Document - Effective January 6, 2014

Timeshare Foreclosures for all divisions:

Timeshare foreclosure cases (30 cases/counts per firm) will be heard on Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on the 14th floor in Hearing Room 14C.

HOA Lien Foreclosures for all divisions:

HOA Lien matters will be heard on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. on the 14th floor in Hearing Room 14C.

Administrative Order No. 2013-28 - Order Governing Case Reporting Requirements for Real Property Mortgage Foreclosure Cases

Foreclosure Trial Continuance Notification:

Any motion to continue a foreclosure trial must:

  1. Be heard by the judge assigned to the case.
  2. Be in writing signed by the party (i.e. client) seeking the continuance.
  3. Set forth the docket for which they will be prepared for trial.
  4. Be argued in person by the attorney who will try the case.
  5. Unless the necessity for a continuance is caused by an unforeseeable circumstance, the Motion must be scheduled for hearing during the assigned judge’s short matters prior to the scheduled trial date. Motions to Continue shall not be presented to the senior judge at the time of trial

Requirement of Master Service List and Envelope

Please be advised that effective immediately on all residential foreclosures, timeshare foreclosures and HOA foreclosures in Orange County, Plaintiff’s counsel will be required to provide an updated service list, with the style of the case listed at the top, along with a set of addressed stamped envelopes for all parties at all Case Management Conferences, Lack of Prosecution Hearings, Status Hearings and Pre-Trial Conferences. The service list and envelopes shall be given to the Judicial Assistant or Foreclosure Case Manager at the time of the scheduled hearing.