Blog posts • Oct 18, 2013 03:00 EDT
Roy Oppenheim, keynote speaker at “A View from the Bench" conference with the Daily Business Review (DBR), was able to interact with judges, attorneys and homeowners regarding the state of foreclosure law.To lay out the most important things to remember (feel free to quote, tweet or share)here are the 4 Biggest Takeaways From “A View of the Bench” Regarding Foreclosure Law Matters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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.
Blog posts • Mar 18, 2013 15:56 EDT
With a new spirit surrounding the country, amplified by a those willing to challenge Wall Street's 'Too big to Fail, Too Big to Jail,' reputation, will the new Pope or President Obama challenge these issues? The scandal and controversy that has recently marred the Vatican Bank has parallels to the scourge of lawlessness some critics say rules Wall Street institutions.
Blog posts • Feb 20, 2013 11:15 EST
If you watched President Obama give the State of the Union , you might be scratching your head over his failure to speak, except for a brief mention, about what will one day fill at least a chapter in history books as one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression.
Two-Faced Freddie Mac, The Fiscal Cliff and the Obamacare Real Estate Tax, 2012’s Top Headlines Continued
Blog posts • Dec 28, 2012 14:40 EST
Continuing our recap of our most popular blogs from 2012…
Blog posts • Dec 26, 2012 14:43 EST
Editor’s Note: As we head into 2013, I want to wish all of our readers a Happy New Year from everyone at Oppenheim Law. This has been our most successful year since the South Florida Law Blog was started in 2009.
Blog posts • Nov 15, 2012 15:31 EST
Florida remains on the top of the list for states with foreclosure activity, with a filing rate more than double the national average.
Blog posts • Oct 12, 2012 17:33 EDT
The Republican Party of Florida is making a mockery of the court by publicly seeking to oust several justices, merely because they don't agree with their decisions.
Blog posts • Sep 21, 2012 17:54 EDT
Not only did Mitt Romney insult the voters he is trying to sway, but he forget who the biggest moochers really are.