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What are the deficiency judgment laws in Indiana?

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If there is an agreement and an applicable waiting period is not waived, a deficiency judgment may be obtained on a mortgage in Indiana.

This means that deficiency judgments in the state of Indiana are allowed by state statute if it is authorized by loan documents and if borrowers do not waive applicable waiting period.

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