Advocates for homeowners are concerned that consolidating about 12,000 Brooklyn foreclosure cases under three judges could bring more delays or compromise the quality of adjudication.

Though motions for summary judgment, default judgment and orders of reference had previously been spread out among 27 judges, Justice Lawrence Knipel, the administrative judge for civil matters in Brooklyn Supreme Court, decided last month to funnel the cases to Justices Noach Dear, Mark Partnow and Acting Justice Peter Sweeney.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]