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Tag: Florida Foreclosure Defense

Why Foreclosure Judges Should Go To More High School Homecoming Football Games

Last night was a truly special night. It may have been the highlight for me as a Dad! I was my daughter’s escort as she was a finalist for High School Homecoming Queen. The game was close for most of the night and down by a touchdown. It was late in the fourth quarter. And then the big play came […]

The Florida Foreclosure “Rocket Docket”: A Violation of Our Constitutional Rights?

Tue Sep 7, 2010 by on Florida Law News

From the Heart by Ellen Pilelsky Picture this. In Florida: Retired judges being pulled out of retirement and paid to sit on foreclosure courts. Purpose: To decrease the amount of Florida’s foreclosure backlog. Reality? The outcome of many cases is questionable, at best. Seems many of these judges, who may be well intentioned, are actually ruling in favor of the […]

Happy Labor Day! Oppenheim Law Replays September Workshop

Did you miss Wednesday night’s Strategic Default Workshop from Oppenheim Law? Hundreds of homeowners tuned in as Roy Oppenheim shared the new rules homeowners need to learn in this deflationary economy. Oppenheim Law will replay September’s Strategic Default Workshop until Thursday, September 9, so this holiday weekend is a perfect opportunity to catch up on the latest in foreclosure defense, […]

Foreclosure Deficiency Judgments on the Rise in Florida, Roy Oppenheim Speaks to Naples Daily News

Real estate reporter Laura Layden had some questions on deficiency judgments. Ms. Layden contacted Oppenheim Law to obtain the answers for her business story. Roy Oppenheim shared views on the state of the real estate market. Here are a few excerpts from the story- “Oppenheim, a leading foreclosure defense attorney in Florida, represents many homeowners in the state who are […]

Sun-Sentinel: Foreclosures Jump 77 % in Palm Beach County, Oppenheim Says Expensive Mortgages Going into Default More Frequently

The Sun Sentinel’s real estate writer Paul Owers noted RealtyTrac Inc report last Thursday that foreclosure filings spiked last month in Palm Beach County as a backlog of pending cases abruptly moved through the court system. The county had 3,759 homeowners in some stage of foreclosure in July, up 77 percent from June and 42 percent from a year ago. […]

Daily Business Review: Roy Oppenheim Applauds Investigation on Filing Faulty Foreclosures

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has issued subpoenas to three South Florida foreclosure law firms seeking detailed financial, client and employee records. McCollum’s economic crimes division is investigating the Law Offices of David J. Stern of Plantation, the Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson of Fort Lauderdale and Shapiro & Fishman of Boca Raton and Tampa for possible unfair and […]

Now We Know: Why Obama's Loan Modification Program Failed Homeowners – Oppenheim Observes

Wed Aug 11, 2010 by on Loan Modification & Roy Oppenheim

This past weekend, I was in our Nation’s capital. It is always interesting to see things from the inside looking out, as opposed to from the outside looking in. It is like being in a house of mirrors. One thing is apparent: the Beltway economy is not suffering like places such as Florida, Nevada, and Detroit. As a result, our […]

Tides Turning? Short Sales + Deficiency Judgment Workshop In Review

Oppenheim Law hosted its largest Free Florida Foreclosure Defense Workshop Wednesday night as the real estate market and foreclosure defense landscape evolves. Almost half of South Florida homeowners are facing negative equity in their homes, and more than 400,000 Florida foreclosure cases are expected by the end of 2010, according to real estate attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 40 South […]