Government Scrutiny of Luxury Real Estate Back in 2016, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) began cracking down on real estate transactions involving high-end properties purchased through shell companies out of concern about money laundering and illicit transactions. FinCEN subjected these type of transactions to governmental review, and came to require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the […]
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The Oppenheim Law team recently secured an appellate victory for our clients in the matter of Wells Fargo Bank, National Association as Trustee v. Rafael Liy and Melany Liy, a foreclosure matter in Broward County. Our clients originally prevailed at the trial level when the court entered an order dismissing the foreclosure suit at trial. The bank appealed the dismissal […]
Recently, our team at Oppenheim Law had the honor of filing a friend of the court brief (otherwise known as an amicus curiae) with the Florida Supreme Court on the issue of whether a borrower in a foreclosure action can obtain attorneys’ fees when the Court has found that the lender did not have standing to bring the action. Our […]
Recently, Roy Oppenheim was featured in the Daily Business Review for our firm’s strong history in representing homeowners in foreclosure. In 2008, borrowers had very limited or viable options, and real estate attorneys were leery about taking on cases from borrowers who couldn’t pay their loans or their attorneys’ fees. However, that did not stop us.
Oppenheim Law in Weston, Florida will be one of the first firms in the entire state to start accepting cryptocurrencies for legal services.
The Federal Reserve has put on its hiking boots. Last week, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rates. Homeowners and prospective buyers alike are rightfully alarmed about what the increased interest rates could signal for the housing market. Since the great recession back in 2007, homeowners enjoyed relatively lower interest rates as the federal government attempted to rebuild […]
Oppenheim Law, a husband and wife boutique law firm serving South Florida for twenty-five years, announced today that long term associate attorney Geoffrey Sherman has been named its newest partner effective August 6, 2015.
Foreclosure Fighter: How Oppenheim Law became a major national figure in the nation’s mortgage meltdown.
This following article was originally published by Lifestyle Media Group By: Kevin Gale Department: People and republished in the South Florida Law Blog and Oppenheim Law NewsRoom. All photos are courtesy of the Lifestyle Media Group magazine. Real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim recalls when everything changed for his legal practice – and the U.S. financial system.