Texas Showdown: Dallas DA Sues MERS, B of A

Kilgore, Austin
November 2011
Mortgage Servicing News;Nov2011, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p30
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by attorney Craig Watkins against Merscorp to seek judicial determination on the legality of the industry's use of Mortgage Electronic Registration System Inc. in the Lone Star State in Dallas County, Texas.


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