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Category: Florida Law News

Impending Foreclosures and Evictions: The End of Moratoriums

Impending Foreclosures and Evictions: The End of Moratoriums

To combat the financial burden families faced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the CDC instituted eviction moratoriums while other agencies instituted other borrower protection measures. These programs will expire for most Americans sometime this summer, 18 months after they were initially launched at the beginning of the pandemic. However, due to government aid bottlenecks and growing fear of […]

Next Foreclosure Round Will Be Expensive: Florida Lawyers Weigh in on Attorney-Fee Ruling From Appellate Court

Next Foreclosure Round Will Be Expensive: Florida Lawyers Weigh in on Attorney-Fee Ruling From Appellate Court

“I believe it’ll be fair if they prevail the bank gets fees, or if we prevail we get fees. That’s the way it should be. I think this is how the legislature wanted it, and this is how the Fourth DCA is now going to rule. It’s clear that everyone is going to follow the path here of what is […]

GAME OVER: Florida Supreme Court says it’s time to move cases and orders Districts to Comply

Thu May 13, 2021 by on Florida Law News

GAME OVER: Florida Supreme Court says it’s time to move cases and orders Districts to Comply

As stay at home orders, moratoriums, and, for many, working remotely from home becomes a memory of the COVID Pandemic, the Florida Supreme Court is trying to force each judicial district to catch up on lost time. The impact will be profound on judges, lawyers, and their clients. Cases will move along faster, and more work will be required by […]

‘People Should Be Going to Prison’: Ocwen to Pay $11M, but Florida Lawyers Say That’s Not Enough

Fri Oct 16, 2020 by on Florida Law News

‘People Should Be Going to Prison’: Ocwen to Pay $11M, but Florida Lawyers Say That’s Not Enough

Article Originally posted on (L to R) Ashley Moody Florida attorney general, Bruce Jacobs, Jacobs Legal and Roy Oppenheim Oppenheim Law (Photos: J. Albert Diaz/ALM, Courtesy Photo) Lawyers who litigated against the company in separate cases criticized the agreement as weak. “While residential foreclosures are at a temporary lull due to federal moratoriums, these moratoriums, just like Florida’s, will come to […]

How Covid-19 Is Actually Making The Courts “Better”

Thu Jun 11, 2020 by on Business & Florida Law News

How Covid-19 Is Actually Making The Courts Better

How Covid-19 Is Actually Making The Courts “Better” Topic How Covid-19 Is Actually Making The Courts “Better” Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: A Deep Dive Into Current Legal and Other Issues Facing Real Estate & Business Professionals during COVID-19 Same Time, Shorter Format June 16, 2020 12:00-12:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)  REGISTER HERE Register […]

Current Legal and Other Issues Facing Real Estate Professionals during COVID-19

Current Legal and Other Issues Facing Real Estate Professionals during COVID-19

  A Deep Dive Into Current Legal and Other Issues Facing Real Estate Professionals during COVID-19 Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: A Deep Dive Into Current Legal and Other Issues Facing Real Estate Professionals during COVID-19 Time April 21, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)  REGISTER NOW Register by Tuesday April 21, 2020 12:00 […]

Waiting for SBA Funding – PPP: Practical Pertinent Proactive Legal Tips for You and Your Business

Waiting for SBA Funding – PPP: Practical Pertinent Proactive Legal Tips for You and Your Business

Waiting for SBA Funding – PPP: Practical Pertinent Proactive Legal Tips for You and Your Business. Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Waiting for SBA Funding – PPP: Practical Pertinent Proactive Legal Tips for You and Your Business. Time April 14, 2020 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)  REGISTER NOW Register by Tuesday April 14, 2020 […]

Rent and Commercial Properties: Do You Need to Pay During COVID-19?

Rent and Commercial Properties: Do You Need to Pay During COVID-19?

As insane and unpredictable as this pandemic might be, the rubber is meeting the road this week as it comes to the relationship between tenants and landlords. While evictions and foreclosures have been suspended for residential property, that is not the situation for commercial properties. While many courts are closed and are moving very slowly, some landlords are taking a […]