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2013 The Year in Housing Foreclosures

Mon Dec 30, 2013 by on Florida Law News

As I start to reflect on this past year on the state of affairs concerning foreclosures and the real estate market, here are my general thoughts in no particular order. The idea that  we would regularly beat the “too big to fail, too big to jail” banks in housing foreclosure trials was only a theoretical construct as the dam had yet been […]

A View of the Bench

Tue Nov 5, 2013 by on Florida Law News

At a recent  seminar with the Daily Business Review,  250 lawyers engaged in the practice of  foreclosure law where a number of foreclosure and appellate judges served on a panel with me, I admonished the judicial branch to take heed. Specifically, I suggested that as the Florida Supreme Court in 1939 in Kilgore Groves, Inc. v. Mayo warned, one cannot allow […]

A few good men and women along with judges, foreclosure defense attorneys and homeowners enjoy lively discussions in court

Mon Oct 14, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was originally published in the Daily Business Review by Adolfo Pesquera and has been republished in the South Florida Law Blog with excerpts from foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim.  A few good men and women last week enjoyed a lively conference in a mock courtroom to discuss the state of residential homeowners and foreclosure law in Florida. Tougher standards for getting […]

Palm Beach Post Editorial: Free ‍houses? The banks would deserve it.

Mon Aug 26, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following editorial was originally published in The Palm Beach Post and written by Rhonda ‍Swan for The Post Editorial Board and republished with excerpts by  Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. If Floridians continue to get free houses because of the state’s five-year statute of limitation on debt collection, it could be the kick in the pants lenders need to expedite the more […]

POST IN DEPTH: FORECLOSURE FALLOUT How to get your house for free: Rare but possible

Sun Aug 18, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Kimberly Miller – for the Palm Beach Post  and republished with excerpts by  Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. WEST PALM BEACH — Florida’s five-year deadline to foreclose on a home is ticking on thousands of aging cases statewide, giving lucky borrowers a shot at a free house and catching banks with […]

The New Glacial Pace of Foreclosure Law

Thu Aug 15, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article is written and authored by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for Yahoo! and republished in The South Florida Law Blog.  All rights reserved.   I have always used the word “glacial” as a term to describe something that moves incredibly slowly.  Most glaciers move at a pace that is so slow, the movement is invisible to the naked eye […]

Million-dollar mansion won by real estate mavens

Sun Aug 11, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by KIMBERLY MILLER -for Palm Beach Post Staff Writer and republished by Roy Oppenheim for the South Florida Law Blog. He is the self-proclaimed condo king of New England, a man so cheeky that after five years in prison for bank fraud he’d moor his 94-foot yacht off the federal courthouse in Boston just to goad prosecutors. She is the […]