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Eminent Domain: An unlikely hero for underwater housing communities

The following article was written in  Yahoo! Homes by  Roy Oppenheim, real estate and foreclosure defense attorney and republished in the  The South Florida Law Blog. Cities are turning to the concept of eminent domain to battle sinking property values and assist homeowners in distress. The desperate fight against the long foreclosure crisis plaguing working-class neighborhoods across the country may have found its […]

Asymmetry: Aggressively Pushing Open Cases Through the System

Thu Aug 8, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The original article was written by Adolfo Pesquera, Daily Business Review, Aug. 5, 2013 with quotes from Roy Oppenheim republished in part and slightly modified  for  the South Florida Law Blog. Miami-Dade circuit judges have been disposing of residential foreclosure cases at more than twice the rate of Broward judges, but all Florida circuits are following a game plan to […]

Nevada Law makes it easier for banks to foreclose on delinquent loans.

Thu Jul 18, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for The South Florida Law Blog. Last month, Nevada’s governor signed into law a bill that is supposed to make it easier for banks to foreclose on delinquent loans. Can you say HB 87? That’s the recently enacted Florida law designed to deal with Florida’s backlog of foreclosures in the […]

Stand true to the Constitution of the United States of America for which it stands – Fourth of July Message by Roy Oppenheim

Thu Jul 4, 2013 by on Florida Law News

Happy 4th of July from Oppenheim Law Twenty-three years ago, on July 4th 1990 I signed my first retainer agreements. That marked the beginning of my Independence Day and the beginning of a journey that has allowed me, Ellen, and our legal team to serve thousands of clients over the years. It has also allowed Oppenheim Law to speak freely […]

Governor Scott signs foreclosure fast track bill

Thu Jun 13, 2013 by on Florida Law News

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 […]