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Category: Florida Foreclosures

Moral Hazard v. Mitigation: What will be the response to COVID-19 Foreclosures?

Moral Hazard v Mitigation What will be the response to COVID-19 Foreclosures

As the Coronavirus pandemic unfortunately continues, a substantial number of U.S. homeowners are struggling to pay their mortgages. With nearly half the U.S. population jobless,  4.6 million American homeowners were in some type of non-repayment as of last month which signals that the number of those not being able to pay their mortgage will only increase. As a result, the […]

Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: Estate Planning in Coronavirus Times

Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: Estate Planning in Coronavirus Times

Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: Estate Planning in Coronavirus Times Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst: Estate Planning in Coronavirus Times Time April 28, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)  REGISTER NOW Register by Tuesday April 28, 2020 12:00 PM. You’ll receive a confirmation […]

Strategies to Renegotiate Loans and Debts During COVID-19

Strategies to Renegotiate Loans and Debts During COVID-19

Whether you wish to re-watch or you were unable to attend yesterday’s  Zoom in At Noon webinar, “Strategic Default: How It is Different from the Great Recession and Strategies to Renegotiate Loans and Debts”, below is a recorded video: We hope that you will be able to attend next week’s free webinar, “Deeper Dive into COVID-19’s Impact on South Florida […]

COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts

COVID-19: Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts

Since the onset of the Coronavirus, business as we know it has changed. The pandemic has created all sorts of monumental disruptions in business as cancellations and delays have affected all sorts of industries: hotel, travel, events, professional sports tournaments, concerts, and real estate closings. Questions arise as to whether underlying contracts provide for a party who cannot fulfill the […]

EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR: Impact on South Florida Real Estate From Pandemic

EXCLUSIVE WEBINAR: Impact on South Florida Real Estate From Pandemic

  The Coronavirus’ Impact on South Florida Real Estate Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Overview of the Impact of the Coronavirus on South Florida Real Estate. Time Mar 17, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register Register by Tuesday Mar 17, 2020 12:00 PM for the webinar by clicking Here. You’ll receive a confirmation […]

Glass Decision: In Bizarre, Rare, And “Improvident” Ruling Florida Supreme Court Throws Stones At Foreclosure Attorney Fee Decision, Revoking Opinion

Florida Supreme Court Building

As many of you know, we at Oppenheim Law  were invited to submit a friend of the court brief in the Supreme Court case of Mary Ann Glass v. Nationstar Mortgage  in which the issue before the Court was whether a borrower in a foreclosure action is entitled to attorneys’ fees when the borrower  successfully disputed the bank’s standing to […]

No April Fools: Supreme Court Narrows Definition of Debt Collector

No April Fools Day

Another Power Play for the Multi-Billion Dollar Banking Industry. The United States Supreme Court has now rendered a unanimous decision in the case of Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus, LLP, finding that law firms who enforce a security interest such as a mortgage (as opposed to directly collecting a debt) are not debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices […]