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Yearly Archives: 2015

Res Judicata, what a wonderful phrase!

Fri Jun 12, 2015 by on Florida Law News

It turns out coincidentally that Hakuna Matata, from Disney’s Lion King, and res judicata actually mean the same thing. Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase which when literally translated roughly means “no worries for the rest of your days.” Res judicata is a legal term meaning “a matter judged”; it is the principle that a legal matter may not, generally, […]

Foreclosure Fighter: How Oppenheim Law became a major national figure in the nation’s mortgage meltdown.

Mon Jun 8, 2015 by on Florida Law News

  This following article was originally published by Lifestyle Media Group By: Kevin Gale Department: People and republished in the South Florida Law Blog and Oppenheim Law NewsRoom. All photos are courtesy of the Lifestyle Media Group magazine. Real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim recalls when everything changed for his legal practice – and the U.S. financial system.

Some habits are hard to break

Thu Jun 4, 2015 by on Florida Law News

We’ve all heard the old saying “once a cheater always a cheater.”  Now thanks to Wall Street we’ve been given a new variation: “once Wall Street, always Wall Street.” In other words; once you cause the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression due to bad behavior and wrongdoing, you will continue to engage in that bad behavior and wrongdoing […]

Breaking News For Homeowners: The implications of the 5-Year-Statute-of-Limitations is in full effect

Tue May 26, 2015 by on Florida Law News

Homeowners Don’t Get Shut Out; Know Your Rights! The following segment was originally shown on “Investigations” by Tony Pipitone on NBC6. Roy Oppenheim, real estate defense attorney explains the complicated issues surrounding the 5-year-statute-of-limitations in foreclosure cases; for many, a housing dilemma that has become the focus of the entire country.