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CBS4 Foreclosure Hotline Tonight: Avoiding Foreclosure

Attorney Roy Oppenheim from foreclosure defense firm Oppenheim Law will be taking questions tonight live from CBS4 during its foreclosure defense hotline. South Floridians are encouraged to call in to CBS4 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM tonight with their Florida foreclosure questions. Topics discussed include: foreclosure defense, mediation in foreclosure, loan modifications and loan modification scams. What: Foreclosure Hotline: Ask […]

President Obama Speaks about the Economic Crisis as Lost Promissory Note Defense to Foreclosure Tops Google Searches

Wed Feb 25, 2009 by on Florida Law News

The President made it abundantly clear last night that one of the bailout’s fundamental purposes is to help troubled homeowners who need to refinance their homes, thereby preventing foreclosure. Yet one of the most popular Google searches yesterday concerned one’s ability to delay or stave off a foreclosure by demanding the foreclosing bank produce the original Note. In fact the […]

Obama to Florida's Foreclosure Rescue? or Not?

Wed Feb 18, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

Today the Obama Administration dipped its big toe into the foreclosure quagmire by announcing a number of moves that will try to keep people in their homes who still have jobs or income. Therefore, residents experiencing Florida foreclosure will be able to modify their loans, refinance, or with Congressional approval, modify the amount owed to the banks in bankruptcy. President […]

Moral Hazards: Rewarding the Stinkers!

Mon Feb 9, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

People are constantly asking me how we got into this economic mess, which is a byproduct of so many folks in foreclosure. My answer is simple… but direct … how did we get into Iraq? The answer is who cares? How do we now get out? But there is a striking difference between these two fiascos: The economy and Iraq […]

A Day in Court Defending A Foreclosure

Thu Jan 22, 2009 by on Florida Law News

OK… so I go to court on Tuesday morning for what is called motion calendar. That is where you get maybe unto 5 minutes of face time with the Judge. We were there to move to dismiss a foreclosure for numerous procedural or due process grounds: including the fact that the note was lost and then assigned without recorded proof […]