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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Show me the Note! Oppenheim Law Explains New FL Supreme Court Ruling

Taking a page from Cuba Gooding, Jr. in the movie Jerry Maguire, a new rule in South Florida courts has homeowners and foreclosure defense attorneys screaming: “SHOW! ME! THE! NOTE!!!” Until now, banks have been abusing a Florida statute allowing them to file a foreclosure based on a “lost note.” The problem: the notes aren’t lost; the banks are just […]

Roy Oppenheim on Strategic Foreclosure: Shay’s Rebellion 2.0

A silent rebellion has begun. This time there will be no drums or shots fired. In fact, no one will hear anything. Not even footsteps. Homeowners have reached a tipping point of sorts: 7 million homeowners are currently underwater. They are defaulting on their mortgages. One by one they are part of Shay’s Rebellion 2.0, a rebellion being fought on […]

Strategic Defaults: CBS and 60 Minutes Follow Oppenheim Law’s Lead

Strategic defaults are here to stay: It’s estimated that at least 1 million homeowners who can afford to pay their mortgage chose to simply walk away last year, according to CBS and 60 Minutes. After doing the math and watching property values shrink in some instances to less than half of what’s owed on a mortgage, homeowners are opting to […]

Law Firm Probed Over 'False' Documents Filed in Foreclosure Cases

We have been talking about this issue for years now and finally the Florida Attorney General is investigating how the Banks and their attorneys are abusing the judicial system by submitting falsified documents that would allow the Banks to foreclose on properties that they do not have the right to foreclose upon. This is why you must question every document […]

Watch Oppenheim Law Strategic Default + Short Sale Workshop Replay

Homeowners across the country tuned in Wednesday night as Oppenheim Law hosted its monthly Foreclosure Defense Workshop and broadcast the event live online through UStream TV. Miss out on the live show? Oppenheim Law is streaming the Short Sale and Strategic Default Workshop on the South Florida Law Blog and UStream TV Channel through Sunday night. We’re giving homeowners a […]

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