How can I have a mortgage discharged if the lender has been wound up?

This post was originally published on this site (William Stark)

In an unusual case, the Supreme Court of Victoria was called upon to order the discharge of 2 mortgages in circumstances where one of the mortgagees had been liquidated, and subsequently deregistered. The other mortgagee had become a bank but did not have records dating back over 30 years ago.