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Rocket docket return: Another weapon for foreclosure defense

Rocket docket return: Another weapon for foreclosure defense

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2013 15:23 EDT

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's decision to sign House Bill 87 – the so-called foreclosure Rocket Docket bill – has opened another can of worms, potentially giving foreclosure defense attorneys such as South Florida attorney Roy Oppenheim, more tools to delay foreclosures.

Senate passes bill speeding up foreclosure process
Bill to fast track foreclosures has sparked a rare internal Florida Bar fight

Bill to fast track foreclosures has sparked a rare internal Florida Bar fight

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.

Consolidated Credit and Oppenheim Law To Host Free Seminar For Underwater Homeowners

Consolidated Credit and Oppenheim Law To Host Free Seminar For Underwater Homeowners

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2012 10:19 EDT

Consolidated Credit is joining forces with Oppenheim Law, a nationally-recognized foreclosure defense law firm, to host a free seminar, “What To Do If I Am Underwater” on Saturday October 13th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Consolidated Credit’s Fort Lauderdale office.

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Courts Becoming More Homeowner Friendly In Foreclosures

Courts Becoming More Homeowner Friendly In Foreclosures

News   •   Oct 14, 2013 13:28 EDT

Foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim held court with Judges and debated about foreclosure law. The state of residential foreclosures prompted lively exchanges at Daily Business Review conference as homeowners win more dismissals, defense attorneys are finding the homes come with a catch — title insurance is virtually impossible to get.

Florida homeowners get $9.2 billion in home help

Florida homeowners get $9.2 billion in home help

News   •   Aug 23, 2013 16:45 EDT

Florida homeowners received more than $9.2 billion in home loan help through the historic National Mortgage Settlement negotiated last year, exceeding expectations by $800 million. However,it was money banks likely would have lost anyway in a foreclosure, but it also allowed borrowers to more easily negotiate a loan modification on their primary mortgage, said foreclosure defense attorney Oppeheim

Million-dollar mansion won by real estate mavens

Million-dollar mansion won by real estate mavens

News   •   Aug 11, 2013 11:46 EDT

The bank voluntarily dismissed its foreclosure cases against this Boca Raton mansion in the 700 block of Sanctuary Drive after a legal misstep at trial last month.

Governor Scott signs foreclosure fast track bill

Governor Scott signs foreclosure fast track bill

News   •   Jun 10, 2013 15:50 EDT

Gov. Rick Scott signed a controversial fast-track foreclosure bill into law. Foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim said the bill gives title insurance underwriters a get out of jail free card because they are no longer liable for the improper sale of bank-owned homes. "The original homeowner who was foreclosed upon, and may have been illegally foreclosed upon, ultimately is the big loser."

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Are you willing to stand your ground for 5 years to save your home?

Are you willing to stand your ground for 5 years to save your home?

Blog posts   •   Jul 09, 2015 19:10 EDT

The 5-Year-Statute-of-Limitations-Rules are complex for homeowners to wade through. One Florida court rules. Stand your ground and keep your home in some foreclosure cases.

Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2013 08:46 EDT

The banking industry has been asking courts to declare Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac promissory notes negotiable instruments. If they can't convince the courts to do so, then it will be a lot more difficult for them to foreclose on homes.

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

Blog posts   •   May 17, 2013 18:15 EDT

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's rendition of David Bowie's Ground Control to Major Tom from the International Space Station has gained the space program a whole new group of fans. What does his adventurous spirit have to do with the financial sector? Read on.

Dear Gov. Scott: HB 87 Foreclosure legislation violates constitution

Dear Gov. Scott: HB 87 Foreclosure legislation violates constitution

Blog posts   •   May 15, 2013 10:30 EDT

South Florida real estate and foreclosure attorney Roy Oppenheim asks Florida Gov. Rick Scott not to sign foreclosure legislation. Oppenheim says the bill violates the constitutional tenant of Ex Post Facto, among other things.

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Roy Oppenheim from the Trenches: The State of Real Estate

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In his “From the Trenches” video, real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim talks about the fact that it’s a seller’s ma...

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From the Trenches: The rocket docket makes a big comeback

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In his most recent “From the Trenches” video, foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim discusses the re-emergence of the so-called “roc...

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[Special Report] Florida Foreclosure New Legislation Invites Further Bank Fraud - HB 87:SB 1666

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Florida proposed foreclosure legislation which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank ...

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Roy Oppenheim on Refinancing

Roy Oppenheim on Refinancing

In an excerpt from his speech to the Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations, foreclosure defense attorney and legal commentat...

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