Clackamas County joins 10 other counties in $50 million lawsuit regarding recording fees

From: Tim Heider, Clackamas County Public Affairs Manager, 503-742-5911

Late last week, a $50 million lawsuit was filed on behalf of 11 different Oregon counties, including Clackamas County, against Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems for its failure to pay recording fees.

The other 10 plaintiff counties include Coos, Crook, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Linn, Marion, Washington, and Yamhill.

The D'Amore Law Group, based in Portland, filed the complaint in Multnomah County Circuit Court on behalf of the counties. Additional information can be found on the law group's website.

Members of the media who would like a copy of the complaint may call India Simmons, PR Ink, at 206-229-2501. Members of the media who would like more information about the lawsuit may contact attorney Tom D'Amore at 503-222-6333.