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Rocket docket return: Another weapon for foreclosure defense

Rocket docket return: Another weapon for foreclosure defense

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2013 15:23 EDT

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's decision to sign House Bill 87 – the so-called foreclosure Rocket Docket bill – has opened another can of worms, potentially giving foreclosure defense attorneys such as South Florida attorney Roy Oppenheim, more tools to delay foreclosures.

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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.

Head Back-To-School With Roy Oppenheim’s Video Blogs on Real Estate and Foreclosure Defense

Head Back-To-School With Roy Oppenheim’s Video Blogs on Real Estate and Foreclosure Defense

Press Releases   •   Sep 06, 2012 08:00 EDT

Florida Real Estate Attorney offers homeowners the educational tools they need through his YouTube video channel.

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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.

Will Victims Of Foreclosures Get Fair Share Of Money Owed?

Will Victims Of Foreclosures Get Fair Share Of Money Owed?

News   •   Jun 06, 2013 10:15 EDT

In an interview with CBS4 Miami consumer reporter Al Sunshine, real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim talks about the soon-to-be distribution of checks to Floridians who lost their homes to foreclosure. He calls the checks a joke. "It does not compensate people for the destruction of their property rights, their due process rights and the destruction of the legal system.

Florida homeowners to get foreclosure restitution checks of $1,480 this month

Florida homeowners to get foreclosure restitution checks of $1,480 this month

News   •   Jun 05, 2013 08:39 EDT

More than 72,000 Florida borrowers whose homes were taken through foreclosure will receive reparation checks this month from the National Mortgage Settlement. Real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim called the checks a joke. “If homeowners sued the banks for the fraud, forgery and perjury they committed, they could be getting more,” he told the Palm Beach Post.

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Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

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.

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

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.

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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A Few Thoughts For Thanksgiving

Blog posts   •   Nov 19, 2012 10:44 EST

With the Thanksgiving holiday almost upon us, I hope you’ll allow me to share a few quick thoughts.

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Roy Oppenheim from the Trenches: The State of Real Estate

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From the Trenches: The rocket docket makes a big comeback

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[Special Report] Florida Foreclosure New Legislation Invites Further Bank Fraud - HB 87:SB 1666

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"Foreclosure Crisis Update" Roy Oppenheim Addresses Homeowners at COBWRA Meeting

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