May 07, 2013 05:10 EDT
Tag: roy oppenheim
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.
Jan 04, 2013 17:03 EST Legal blogger and attorney Roy Oppenheim calls extension a 'backdoor bailout' for the banks, but one that will benefit homeowners.
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."
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.
Jun 10, 2013 12:18 EDT Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a controversial fast-track foreclosure bill into law. Roy Oppenheim, a South Florida real estate and foreclosure defense attorney and member of an opposition group called Florida Consumer Justice Advocates, said he’s had discussions about challenging the law as unconstitutional and asking the courts to delay its implementation until it receives judicial review.
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.
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.
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.
Mar 05, 2012 14:59 EST From Wall Street to Main Street, Roy Oppenheim is a successful serial entrepreneur and attorney focusing on Florida foreclosure defense, real estate, loss mitigation and Internet ventures. He founded Oppenheim Law in 1989 with his wife Ellen Pilelsky and uniquely positions the Florida foreclosure law firm as one of Florida’s leading boutique law firms in Weston, Florida.
May 23, 2013 18:01 EDT
In his “From the Trenches” video, real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim talks about the fact that it’s a seller’s market. When it comes to short sales, Oppenheim says it’s not unusual to see multiple offers.
May 23, 2013 15:36 EDT
In his most recent “From the Trenches” video, foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim discusses the re-emergence of the so-called “rocket docket” with the Florida Supreme Court giving its blessing to a plan that allows for lawyers to serve as general magistrates to help push the hundreds of thousands pending foreclosures through the court system.
Mar 24, 2013 19:04 EDT
Florida proposed foreclosure legislation which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank fraud.
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.