Gov. Rick Scott signs fast-foreclosure bill into law. Members of opposition grops have had discussions about challenging the law as unconstitutional and asking the courts to delay its implementation until it receives judicial review.
Author: Oppenheim Law
This story originally appeared on CBS4 Miami’s website and was broadcast on June 5, 2013. It includes an interview with real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim. MIAMI (CBS4) – Checks for thousands of Florida foreclosure victims will finally be going out next week, with hundreds of millions of dollars more earmarked for new housing programs statewide. But there’s […]
It’s been nearly a week since the fast foreclosure bill HB 87 landed on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for his signature. The bill, passed by the Florida Legislature during the last session, would speed up foreclosures and, in the process, deny many homeowners whose homes have been foreclosed upon their due process rights. With thousands of foreclosure cases languishing in […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is facing heavy lobbying from both sides of the fast-track foreclosure bill that arrived on his desk this week.
The following publication was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. Last week, I attended “A View from the Bench,” a semiannual rite sponsored for the past several years by The Daily Business Review. For the past few years, the topic has been one that is near and dear to my heart: Foreclosures. The nice […]
The following article was written and authored by Roy Oppenheim for The South Florida Law Blog. The drums are starting to beat more loudly by those of us in the Florida real estate and foreclosure defense business as we patiently await the word on whether Gov. Rick Scott will sign HB 87, a bill designed to speed up the backlog […]
Banks continue to try to convince courts that a promissory note is a negotiable instrument on foreclosures.
Much has been written and said about the state of the nation’s foreclosure crisis. South Florida has served as ground zero for much of the mess in the past few years and only recently is starting to dig out from under the mountain of foreclosure filings. New South Florida foreclosures are down. After reporting the No. 1 foreclosure rate for […]