Servicing Guide

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What milestone invoicing schedule should the servicer follow for compensating law firms for judicial foreclosure actions

The following table sets forth the milestone invoicing schedule for a judicial foreclosure action. 

Judicial Foreclosure Milestone Percentage of Allowable Foreclosure Fee
Title requested 30%
Title reviewed 40%
Complaint filed 50%
Service started 60%
Service complete 70%
Affidavit/judgment prepared 80%
Judgment to court 90%
Bid reviewed/Confirmed 95%
Foreclosure sale held/Documents recorded 100%

For more information please see: E-5-05, Prorated Attorney Fees / Reimbursement of Uncollected Fees, Costs or Advances


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