While presenting at “A View from the Bench” conference along with the Daily Business Review (DBR), I was able to interact with judges, attorneys and homeowners regarding the state of foreclosure law.
To lay out the most important things to remember (feel free to quote, tweet or share) here are the -
4 Biggest Takeaways From “A View from the Bench” Regarding Foreclosure Law Matters
- We are literally preserving the integrity of the judicial system. No different than when a criminal defendant is set free due to a Miranda violation.
- We are dealing with people’s property; a home, a highly constitutionally protected right. Protected by the 4th Amendment as well the 14th Amendment relating to due process.
- How sad and ironic that our own circuit’s new local practice rules has to remind lawyers of the fact that the rules of civil procedure and evidence still apply to foreclosure cases. When did they not?
- Lore vs Law. Our job, all of us… is to make sure we run our court house by the rules of law and not some unwritten lore.
“A few good men and women along with judges, defense foreclosure attorneys and homeowners enjoy lively discussions in court” - South Florida Law Blog http://bit.ly/15Eida7
In the Trenches,
Oppenheim Law’s practice areas include real estate and defending homeowners and investors from foreclosure, arranging short-sales, loan modifications, commercial litigation, and business related matters. He is also the creator of the South Florida Law Blog, named the best business and technology blog by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Follow Roy on Twitter at @OpLaw or like Oppenheim Law on Facebook.