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Research Guide to Foreclosure Law in Missouri and Illinois: Illinois Practice

Illinois Statutes

The Illinois Mortgage Foreclosure Law is Article XV of the Illinois Compiled Statues. Part 15 pertains specifically to the process of judicial foreclosure.

Illinois Foreclosure CLE

The PowerPoint below was created by Steven B. Bashaw, Michael B. Demma, Eric L. Singer, Timothy J. Hammerschmith for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education.  This is a good resource to start learning the basics of Illinois foreclosure law.

State Practice Guides

General Property Treatise

Federal Statutes

Federal law permits non-judicial foreclosure of mortgages held by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development pursuant to Title I or II of the National Housing Act or secure loans obligated by HUD under Section 312 of the National Housing Act of 1964.

Although bankruptcy law is outside the scope of this research guide, the researcher should be aware that filing for bankruptcy will have implications in the foreclosure process.