Episode 14: Judge Mitchell Hoffman on Foreclosure Court

Judge Mitchell Hoffman is a Lake County Circuit Judge, presently serving in the Chancery Court. One of the areas of law that he deals with in Chancery Court is mortgage foreclosures, which has been a matter of concern since the Great Recession. As the mortgage foreclosure crisis grew, it became apparent that additional resources would be needed to assist the growing number of homeowners facing a foreclosure. Two programs that were developed to help these litigants were the Mortgage Foreclosure Help Desk and the Foreclosure Mediation Program.

Episode 12: Home Repairs Gone Awry

How can homeowners protect themselves from unscrupulous home repair/remodeling contractors? Expert litigator Mark Van Donselaar outlines what homeowners can do before, during and after a home repair or remodeling to ensure that they are protected against home repairs gone awry. Van Donselaar has handled many home repair cases as an attorney with the Grayslake firm of Churchill, Quinn, Richtman & Hamilton (phone 847-223-1500).