The following article was written by Brian Bandell for the South Florida Business Journal and republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that aims to move foreclosures through the court system more quickly, but some homeowner advocates worry that it will erode their rights. House Bill 87 requires banks to file cases with a […]
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Gov. Rick Scott signs fast-foreclosure bill into law. Members of opposition grops have had discussions about challenging the law as unconstitutional and asking the courts to delay its implementation until it receives judicial review.
This story originally appeared on CBS4 Miami’s website and was broadcast on June 5, 2013. It includes an interview with real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim. MIAMI (CBS4) – Checks for thousands of Florida foreclosure victims will finally be going out next week, with hundreds of millions of dollars more earmarked for new housing programs statewide. But there’s […]
It’s been nearly a week since the fast foreclosure bill HB 87 landed on Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for his signature. The bill, passed by the Florida Legislature during the last session, would speed up foreclosures and, in the process, deny many homeowners whose homes have been foreclosed upon their due process rights. With thousands of foreclosure cases languishing in […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is facing heavy lobbying from both sides of the fast-track foreclosure bill that arrived on his desk this week.
The following article was written and authored by Roy Oppenheim for The South Florida Law Blog. The drums are starting to beat more loudly by those of us in the Florida real estate and foreclosure defense business as we patiently await the word on whether Gov. Rick Scott will sign HB 87, a bill designed to speed up the backlog […]
Banks continue to try to convince courts that a promissory note is a negotiable instrument on foreclosures.
Written By Aaron Kase, Lawyers.com, May 1, 2013 and republished in The South Florida Law Blog. A Florida man was recently sentenced to 26 years in prison for foreclosure and short sale fraud. John Lebron, 33, was convicted last week of setting up a complex scheme to buy and sell foreclosed houses, make money on each part of the deal, […]