Tag / foreclosure crisis
News • May 31, 2013 12:30 EDT
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has until June 12 to take action on HB 87, a bill that would fast-track foreclosures. "This law would change the rules of current engagement of existing trials before judges,” said South Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, who opposes the bill. “This will only create more uncertainty and a host of new issues will ultimately arise.”
Press Releases • May 07, 2013 05:10 EDT
News • Apr 14, 2013 16:52 EDT
A rare public brawl is escalating between members of the Florida Bar about HB 87 and SB 1666 and one of the organization’s most powerful sections over legislation aimed at speeding the state’s lengthy foreclosure process.
Blog posts • Mar 31, 2013 09:45 EDT
More "too big to fail, too big to jail" with force placed insurance. It is a bank insurance product that essentially force homeowners to purchase if they either allow their own policy to lapse – often the result of financial difficulties – or if the lender determines the what the homeowner has is insufficient. Last week, Assurant Inc. received $14 million slap on the wrist....
Press Releases • Mar 30, 2013 14:15 EDT
Bill to fast track foreclosures has sparked a rare internal Florida "Bar" fight. Members of opposing committees disagree over proposed fast track foreclosure Bills (HB 87 and SB 1666) because there are those that defend homeowners in foreclosure and those that do not.
News • Mar 15, 2013 18:35 EDT
With that comes property. Property that was the hub of the investment world from 2003 through 2007, in which just about everyone felt that they could secure their place in the sun. Investors, as attorney Roy Oppenheim summarizes, “were buying two, three and four at a time. There was overindulgence and a big supply of funds — banks were lending too much.”
News • Sep 28, 2012 16:01 EDT
It doesn't matter if it's the phantom touchdown on Monday Night Football or the systemic fraud committed during the height of the housing crisis, attorney Roy Oppenheim finds those in charge are having a hard time admitting egregious mistakes were made.
News • Sep 25, 2012 11:56 EDT
“I can’t endorse this process and we decided as a firm not to support this process,” said South Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, who has concerns that banks are not taking responsibility for their “systemic intentional fraud” on homeowners. “This is a whitewash.”
News • Jun 29, 2012 11:14 EDT
The debate over Obamacare and the foreclosure crisis have their roots in the same constitutional dilemma.
News • Jun 05, 2012 08:59 EDT
About 70 residents, many of them representing homeowners associations, brought their concerns to Clerk of Court Sharon R. Bock and Roy D. Oppenheim, a national foreclosure expert, at a library here Monday night.
News • May 17, 2012 19:28 EDT
Foreclosure defense attorney and Oppenheim Law senior partner points to unemployment numbers as a significant factor in turning around the housing market.
News • May 10, 2012 17:32 EDT
Foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, co-founder and senior partner of Oppenheim Law in Florida, is worried that the rules are being used as a tactical device for financial firms to cover up processing issues.
News • Apr 13, 2012 13:31 EDT
The holy grail of homeownership appears to be over for now, according to the South Florida Business Journal's Critical Conversation panelists, including Weston foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim.
Press Releases • Apr 11, 2012 15:00 EDT
Legal Commentator and Leading Florida Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim says the drumbeats to break up our nation’s largest banks are getting louder, points to China, the Dallas Fed and Springsteen quotes.
News • Mar 31, 2012 23:33 EDT
"The entire chapter before the collapse was one of the darkest hours in the history of the Florida Bar and jurisprudence," Roy Oppenheim said.
Blog posts • Mar 21, 2012 16:59 EDT
Over a year ago I felt compelled to call out the Wall Street Journal after a particular column really got under my skin. It’s time to call them out once more.