Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Judge Nancy Margaret Russo’s Standing Order Regarding Foreclosures

By Larry R Rothenberg, Esq. Ohio foreclosure procedures are covered by the pertinent state statutes and the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure.  In addition, individual courts often adopt local rules, which must be followed in cases filed in the particular county.  Furthermore, individual judges generally have discretion in the administration of their cases, and some…

Upbeat and optimistic: Zenith 2010.

The upbeat mood of the attendees and sponsors of this year’s OCUL Zenith Convention inspired me.  Last year, who could blame anyone for being negative. Good news did not abound.  This year, however, hope seemed to bloom along with the trees in the beautiful spring weather.  The economy seems to be on a slow upswing…

Help me update my “Law You Can Use” article.

In the spirit of crowd-sourcing and the social media community, I have something that you can help me with if you wish.  Years ago, I wrote a Q and A piece for the Ohio Bar Association called:  Member-Owned Credit Unions Offer Banking Alternatives.  Visit the link to read the full article.  It was last updated…

Requirements For A Notice Of Default Prior To Acceleration Of A Mortgage Loan In Ohio: Who, What, When, Where and How

by Larry R. Rothenberg Many states have statutes requiring the service of a notice of default prior to commencing a mortgage foreclosure.  Although Ohio does not have such a statutory requirement, the lender must, nevertheless, fulfill such a condition precedent if it is required by its loan documents.  A failure to do so will leave…

OCUL Zenith 2009.

We exhibited at the OCUL Zenith Convention in Cleveland last Thursday and Friday.  Here’s a picture of Dawn and Lauren at the booth.  The OCUL always runs a very professional show.  Despite the economy, this year was no exception.  The exhibit hall had great traffic the entire time and the special events were well attended. …

Significant Changes to Garnishment Proceedings in Ohio – Senate Bill 281 Becomes Law On September 30, 2008

The following is an article reprinted with permission from the upcoming Summer 2008 edition of The WWR Letter:  Significant Changes to Garnishment Proceedings in Ohio- Senate Bill 281 Becomes Law on September 30, 2008 By: Joe DeGiorgio, Esquire On June 27, 2008, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland signed Ohio Senate Bill 281 (“SB 281”), which will become law in Ohio…