Settlement Conference Request Form
If your mortgage lender has filed a foreclosure on your home, you may be entitled to a court ordered settlement conference with your lender to negotiate an agreement that could allow you to avoid foreclosure.
What are the qualifications?
- This is for homeowners who pay a mortgage.
- Your mortgage lender must have filed to foreclose on your home.
- There is no financial cost to you for participating in this settlement conference.
- You must notify the Court that you desire a settlement conference within 30 days of receiving the Notice by doing any of the following:
- Fill out the Settlement Conference Request Form and return it to the Court at the address shown on the Summons, then send a copy of the form to the lender’s attorney at the address shown on the Summons, OR
- Call the Court and request a settlement conference at the phone number shown on the Summons, OR
- Go to the Court and request a settlement conference.
- We recommend that you set aside 1 hour to complete all forms.
- Representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many instances in which hiring an attorney is a good idea. If you do choose to represent yourself, click here for what you need to know.
We’ve provided instructions on how to complete these forms on your own but representing yourself in court should not be taken lightly, and there are many instances in which hiring an attorney is a good idea. In fact, we suggest that even if you use the forms provided on this site that you still talk with an attorney prior to submitting them to a court in order to achieve the best result possible.
You will need your foreclosure summons to complete the case caption found at the top of each court form. If you cannot locate your physical copy, visit mycase.in.gov to do a search.
Complete the Settlement Conference Request forms using the instructions and forms attached below. The resources listed here may also be helpful.
After filing your forms, the court should schedule a settlement conference to take place within 25 to 60 days.