State law controls much of what happens in foreclosure—your rights in the process, foreclosure procedures, available defenses, whether you're liable for a deficiency judgment after foreclosure, and more.
Get an overview by checking out our 50-state foreclosure charts. Or click on your state link to get to your State Foreclosure Law Center, which has articles about your state's foreclosure procedures, mediation programs, programs providing assistance to struggling homeowners, anti-deficiency laws, and more.
How Judicial Foreclosure Works
Learn the basics about judicial foreclosures.
How Nonjudicial Foreclosures Work
What is a nonjudicial foreclosure? Find out here.
Puerto Rico Foreclosure Process
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Key Aspects of State Foreclosure Law: 50-State Chart
Check out this 50-state chart to learn about the important features of each state's foreclosure procedures.
Summary of State Foreclosure Laws
The linked pages below summarize each state’s foreclosure laws.