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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."

Gov. Rick Scott signs foreclosure bill

Gov. Rick Scott signs foreclosure bill

News   •   Jun 10, 2013 15:27 EDT

Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a controversial fast-track foreclosure bill into law. South Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim said HB 87 places a bigger burden on judges and hurts the due process rights of homeowners.. “The legislature stuck its nose into the judicial branch unconstitutionally and improperly,” Oppenheim said.

Roy Oppenheim takes issue with HB 87 on Channel 2's "Issues"

Roy Oppenheim takes issue with HB 87 on Channel 2's "Issues"

News   •   Jun 01, 2013 13:20 EDT

Real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim of Oppenheim Law has been urging Gov. Rick Scott not to sign HB 87, legislation passed during the last session that is designed to speed up foreclosures in Florida. He appeared on WPBT Channel 2's "Issues" with host Helen Ferre to talk about why the bill is a bad one.

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.”

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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

Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2013 09:28 EDT

The media recently has seen fit to tag real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim with a new identity -- referring to him as a "real estate defense attorney". Given that so many people face the prospect of losing their homes to banks, it seems fitting that this new category of law has been created by the media.

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.

Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Blog posts   •   Mar 25, 2013 05:50 EDT

Florida proposed legislation - HB 87 and SB 1666 - which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank fraud and creates more problems by putting speed ahead of justice.

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From the Trenches: The rocket docket makes a big comeback

From the Trenches: The ro...

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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