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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.
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.
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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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.”
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.
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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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....
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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.
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Documents • Oct 14, 2011 10:03 EDT
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.