Queens Foreclosure Cases Speed Up As Courts Implement Rocket Docket.
Queens judges have implemented a rocket docket for Queens foreclosure cases. It seems the end is near for Queens homeowners hoping to take advantage of the borough’s notorious long foreclosure litigation time. Other New York counties are taking Brooklyn’s lead in dealing with Queens foreclosure cases. Counties across the New York Metro area have also begun implementing similar rocket docket procedures. County governments expect foreclosure litigation times to dropped by 75% by the end of 2018.
The Empire State had an average foreclosure litigation time of 36-48 months in 2015. The average foreclosure litigation time across New York is expected to hit 12 months. Supreme Court Judges want to cut it under six months.
Multiple factors on the federal and state level have attributed to this drastic cut.