Yearly Archives: 2014

A (Boring) Prognosticator’s Prognostication

Thu May 15, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim provides a summary of the current real estate market and where it’s heading the remainder of the year for homeowners. National home prices seem to be rising at a very moderate rate.  As of this month home prices are up 1.56% year-to-date. Last year during this period we were witnessing a 2.1% year-to-date increase.  That’s about a 25% […]

The Florida Bar Presents: The art of objecting with lead appellate and trial lawyers

Thu May 1, 2014 by on Florida Law News

The Florida Bar Presents: The art of the objection – Part I. A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Preserving Error for Appeal The following video was produced for the South Florida Law Blog by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law. If  are you going to go to trial, what  are your objectives? Roy Oppenheim spoke as guest lecturer at The Florida Bar  sponsored seminar along […]

Court tosses 5-year foreclosure limit

Tue Apr 29, 2014 by on Florida Law News

“I understand they don’t like the idea that people can end up with free houses but this undermines and defies the purpose of a statute of limitations,” said foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, who is fighting a high-profile foreclosure deadline case in Boca Raton in which homeowners stand to win a multimillion-dollar waterfront mansion. “This is going to create a bizarre and unintended set of circumstances.”

Happy 450th Birthday, Bard! “To be, or not to be: that is the question: Waive a Deficiency or Not?

Wed Apr 23, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Short Sales and Foreclosures – 1099 Waiver of Deficiencies The arcane implications of receiving a 1099 after a short sale or a foreclosure are as complex as the opening lines in Sir William Shakespeare’s’ Hamlet. Thus, the question  is not; “to be or not to be” but, rather whether to waive a deficiency or not.. and that is the question. […]