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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 […]

Scott signs foreclosure bill

Sun Jun 9, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Paul Owers in the Sun Sentinel and republished in the South Florida Law Blog with Roy Oppenheim. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday designed to speed up foreclosuresin Florida, but critics say the measure is unfair to homeowners. HB 87 requires homeowners to respond more quickly to foreclosure filings and gives community associations […]

Help for Homeowners: Oppenheim Law Foreclosure Workshop Streams Wednesday, August 4

Sun Aug 1, 2010 by on Foreclosure Workshop

What can Florida homeowners learn from the wealthy when it comes to strategic defaults? Oppenheim Law discusses strategic default August 4 at 6 PM during the next Free Strategic Foreclosure Workshop. According to The New York Times, more than 1 in 7 homeowners with loans in excess of a million dollars are seriously delinquent compared to 1 in 12 for […]

The Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases speaks out: Chastises Banks and Banks’ Attorneys.

Today, the Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Residential Foreclosure Cases issued their final report. While the report is over 50 pages in length, they are making a number of very important recommendations that should help Florida homeowners. Specifically, they are requiring mandatory mediation for all homestead property in every county in the State of Florida. Right now, only a […]

Foreclosure, the Shoemaker and the Economy

Tue Feb 3, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal picked up on the story that I have been talking about at cocktail parties for a year. My shoemaker has never been busier! It’s true. In this economy, while thousands of foreclosures in Florida are filed each week, shoemakers’ phones are ringing off the hook! While it is generally well accepted that men would rather […]

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