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Yearly Archives: 2015

3 things homeowners didn't ask Santa for but might be getting anyway

Mon Dec 21, 2015 by on Florida Law News

The following article was originally published in the Sun Sentinel with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim. Naughty or Nice: Three Things Homeowners didn’t ask Santa for this Year but might be getting anyway! Rising interest rates Strong US Dollar Devaluation of foreign currencies While foreclosures have waned, South Florida real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim predicts the housing recovery will slow in […]

“Underwater” Homeowners Beware! The Ocean of Foreclosure Is Crawling with a New Breed of Sharks

Thu Dec 10, 2015 by on Florida Law News

If you thought that banks and the federal government were going to give up, think again. Let’s say you are a distressed homeowner. Let’s say you have a hefty mortgage. Let’s also say that you are working with your bank on a loan modification. The chances are that one fine day you might receive a letter from a new owner […]

Couple Finds Happiness off Miami's Fast Track – Article text content

Sat Nov 21, 2015 by on Florida Law News

Edition: FINAL Section: BUSINESS Page: 11BM Estimated printed pages: 4 Article Text: CAN two ambitious young lawyers from leading Miami law firms find small-firm happiness — and big-firm profits — in a two-lawyer practice in suburban Broward County? For Roy Oppenheim, 32, and Ellen Pilelsky Oppenheim, 30, the answer appears to be yes. Founded by the husbandCOUPLE FINDS HAPPINESS OFF […]

25 Years of Thanksgiving

Sat Nov 21, 2015 by on Florida Law News

  Every year just before Thanksgiving, as many as you know, I like to share some personal thoughts about the Thanksgiving holiday.  It is, after all, a holiday I am most fond of for many reasons; but the reason that stands out year after year is that regardless of your ethnic background, your race, your economic position in life or […]

Bartram Supreme Court Oral Argument: Don't Drink Your Own “Kool-Aid”

Tue Nov 10, 2015 by on Florida Law News

I always tell my clients not to be oversold on a particular legal argument, in other words not to drink their own “Kool-Aid.”  The Bartram oral arguments have shown me very clearly that the banks are drinking their own “Kool-Aid.” They are trying to convince the Florida Supreme Court that there should be an unlimited amount of time (statute of […]

Florida Attorneys Expose How Improper Influence From the Financial Industry has Contributed to the Destruction of the Negotiability of Mortgage Promissory Notes

Mon Oct 19, 2015 by on Florida Law News

WESTON, FL (PRWEB) OCTOBER 20, 2015 – Press Release As the nation begins to heal from the past few years of financial turmoil, Florida foreclosure defense team Roy Oppenheim and Jacquelyn Trask-Rahn expose the effect the “negotiability” of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac promissory notes had on the market crash in The Emperor’s New Clothes: How the Judicial System, Financial […]