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A Flip Flop … Flip? Florida Supreme Court Finally Grants Attorney Fees for Homeowners Who Beat Banks

Wed Jan 6, 2021 by on Foreclosure Law

A Flip Flop … Flip? Florida Supreme Court Finally Grants Attorney Fees for Homeowners Who Beat Banks

Originally posted on dbr DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW by Rachel Lean A longstanding dispute over whether homeowners should be able to collect attorney fees after defeating a foreclosure lawsuit with a lack of standing defense has finally been resolved at the Florida Supreme Court. It’s a ruling that opens the door for countless Florida homeowners to recover legal fees from banks and lenders who sued them and […]

Statute of Limitations Doesn't Apply to Foreclosures – FL Supreme Court Creates Different Rules for Mortgages

Fri Nov 4, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Complicated Breakdown of New Florida Foreclosure Real Estate Law Every so often, a client facing a second, third or even fourth foreclosure lawsuit asks me a question: could the bank keep filing foreclosure actions against me even though the first lawsuit was filed more than five years ago? The Florida 5-year Statute of limitation rule is complex; however, Florida Supreme […]

Zombie foreclosures continue: Zombies aren't after us, they're in charge of us

This post by Roy Oppenheim was originally published in Yahoo! Homes and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Recently, we won a court victory against one of the nation’s biggest financial players. Our client, who had a $2.5 million mortgage, stopped making payments after the bank forced placed insurance on the home, even though he […]