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(Studio: Katie Couric) Courtroom approaches to deal with troubled mortgages introduced; RealtyTrac statistics on foreclosures in Ft Myers, Florida, and Philadelphia cited.
(Florida: Kelly Cobiella) The foreclosure “rocket docket” in Lee County, Florida, where a judge whips through hundreds of cases in a single morning, featured; scenes shown of a judge settling a case in 18 seconds; details given about the backlog in Lee County’s civil courts. [Lehigh Acres resident Rachelle HANLECK- reacts to the judge’s order.] [Lee County circuit court clerk Charlie GREEN- says we need to clear it out.]
(Philadelphia: Michelle Miller) The Philadelphia court where Judge Annette Rizzo sponsors a project in which homeowners and lenders negotiate deals featured; scenes shown. [Mortgage company counsel Lisa LEE- says foreclosures are not what lenders want to do.] [RIZZO – comments.] [Homeowner Michelle HOLMAN- praises Rizzo.]
- Couric, Katie;
- Cobiella, Kelly;
- Miller, Michelle
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