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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.

Time To Break Up ‘Too Big To Fail’ Banks Is Now

Time To Break Up ‘Too Big To Fail’ Banks Is Now

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.

$25 Billion Settlement Vindication for Homeowners, says Foreclosure Defense Attorney

$25 Billion Settlement Vindication for Homeowners, says Foreclosure Defense Attorney

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2012 16:59 EST

The robosigning settlement is an important achievement for President Obama and our country, but for foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim and the people he represents, it is also vindication.

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Eminent Domain the White Knight:

Eminent Domain the White Knight:

News   •   Aug 11, 2013 11:12 EDT

Eminent Domain the White Knight. Cities are turning to the concept of eminent domain to battle sinking property values and assist homeowners in distress

Support of Florida foreclosure bill holds narrow lead in Tallahassee

Support of Florida foreclosure bill holds narrow lead in Tallahassee

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.”

Rare dispute within Florida Bar over quickie foreclosures

Rare dispute within Florida Bar over quickie foreclosures

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.

South Florida - Keeping Your Place In Paradise Just Got Trickier

South Florida - Keeping Your Place In Paradise Just Got Trickier

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.”

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The New Glacial Pace of Foreclosure Law

The New Glacial Pace of Foreclosure Law

Blog posts   •   Aug 23, 2013 22:46 EDT

"Banks force-placed insurance practices under microscope"

"Banks force-placed insurance practices under microscope"

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....

The Real 'Miami Zombie' -- David Stern!

The Real 'Miami Zombie' -- David Stern!

Blog posts   •   Jun 05, 2012 18:24 EDT

David Stern, the former head of the largest foreclosure firm in Florida, is accused of some truly despicable acts.

Supreme Court Descending Into Political Chaos

Supreme Court Descending Into Political Chaos

Blog posts   •   May 21, 2012 18:08 EDT

The US and Florida Supreme Courts no longer have the aura of impartiality.

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Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim to Hold Court with Judges

Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim to Hold Court with Judges

Events   •   Sep 26, 2013 15:13 EDT

“What judges want foreclosure attorneys to know" Foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim to hold court as the keynote speaker with judges and debate foreclosure law from both sides of the bench. Daily Business Review event will take place Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Oct 11, 08:00 - 12:00 EDT

Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

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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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Deconstructing the Black Magic of Securitized Trusts

This article will be published in Stetson Law Review’s Spring 2012 issue. In the article the attorneys analyze the continued failure of the banks to follow the rules, and how their fraudulent documentation involving millions of foreclosures opened the door on an even larger scandal regarding the improper securitization of “mortgage-backed” securities, that were never mortgage-backed.