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Today, we had our 2013 holiday office party.  After working in the morning, the best supporting cast in the business and I took some time off to share a meal and unwind a bit.  After eating at the Yard House in Gulfstream Park, we drove over to Holiday Bowling Lanes and bowled a couple games.… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense

The first trial for this case was scheduled in Miami-Dade for January 2013.  I had spent days and nights preparing, refreshing my memory on all the details such as the payment history, acceleration letter, the note and mortgage, mortgage servicer correspondence, court filings, discovery, rules of evidence, procedure and much more.  As I usually do,… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate

It’s been a few days now since the oral argument was completed in an appeal of one of our foreclosure cases.  Legal issues are rarely cut and dry and while this case seemed to be, it invariably was not.  Months and months of preparation boiled down into 16 minutes of argument and as the buzz… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate, Uncategorized

For the fourth year in a row, elected lawmakers in the Florida legislature have introduced a bill designed to bypass your constitutional rights and speed up the process of taking people’s property away and throwing them into the street.  This bill is given a tricky name meant to fool people into thinking it is good for… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate

For the fourth year in a row, elected lawmakers in the Florida legislature have introduced a bill designed to bypass your constitutional rights and speed up the process of taking people’s property away and throwing them into the street.  This bill is given a tricky name meant to fool people into thinking it is good for… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate

In December of 2011, the Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a $335 million dollar settlement to resolve allegations of lending discrimination by Countrywide Financial Corporation.  Countrywide was charged with steering African-American and Hispanic borrowers into loans with higher fees, higher interest rates, or other sub-prime loan features, simply because of a person’s race or national origin.  Skin… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense

As we review our clients’ online docket and/or official records search results each week during this holiday season, we can’t help but think that so many will not be able to spend time with family or loved ones or otherwise enjoy the holidays like they have in years past because of a variety of financial… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate

Florida has earned the dubious honor of being number one in the nation for foreclosures filed against families.  Florida has more than twice national average of foreclosure activity.  And if that wasn’t bad enough, those figures came from a housing data firm, RealtyTrac, which reported Palm Beach County’s October 2012 foreclosure starts at 925 while the Palm Beach… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense

In the fall of 2010, after years of tireless work by foreclosure defense attorneys and citizen activists, the media finally shed light on what is widely known as robosigning.  Robosigning is a dismissive term for the widespread manufacture of evidence, including real estate document fraud and forgery by banks, in order to fraudulently claim the… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense

David Dayen has a fantastic post up on Firedoglake.com debunking all the much celebrated recent good news in the media on housing issues. Headlines proclaim home sales are up, prices are up, bidding wars, realtors going door to door begging people to sell, inventory down, home-builder industry exuding “confidence”. On the ground, we know what’s… Read More

Bankruptcy, Debt Defense, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate
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