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Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

May 30, 2013 09:28 EDT Oppenheim Law 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.

Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Mar 25, 2013 05:50 EDT Oppenheim Law 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.

Nov 19, 2012 10:44 EST Oppenheim Law With the Thanksgiving holiday almost upon us, I hope you’ll allow me to share a few quick thoughts.

The State of Foreclosure: Same As It Ever Was, Same As It Ever Was

Nov 15, 2012 15:31 EST Oppenheim Law Florida remains on the top of the list for states with foreclosure activity, with a filing rate more than double the national average.

South Florida Law Blog…En Espanol

Jun 22, 2012 12:10 EDT Oppenheim Law The South Florida Law Blog is now pleased to offer selected blogs translated into Espanol.

The Real 'Miami Zombie' -- David Stern!

Jun 05, 2012 18:24 EDT Oppenheim Law David Stern, the former head of the largest foreclosure firm in Florida, is accused of some truly despicable acts.

Supreme Court Descending Into Political Chaos

May 21, 2012 18:08 EDT Oppenheim Law The US and Florida Supreme Courts no longer have the aura of impartiality.

Friday Round-Up; Foreclosures Up Again, DeMarco Dances With Reductions; Bank Of America Sues Itself

Apr 13, 2012 22:30 EDT Oppenheim Law Foreclosures are once again on the rise in Florida, is Edward DeMarco finally ready to offer principal reduction? and Bank of America forecloses on itself?

House Flippers Getting Mortgage Relief? Obama Expands HAMP

Mar 07, 2012 16:25 EST Oppenheim Law Even if the expanded HAMP program helps a so-called house flipper, I say it's a risk the government is right to take.

Friday Round-Up — Settlement Docs Weeks Away, Donovan Hopes Fannie and Freddie Come Around; Citi-Bank Settles Suit; Bank Approves Loan Modification, Then Forecloses

Feb 17, 2012 16:51 EST Oppenheim Law In our end of the week round-up, we discuss an update to the foreclosure settlement and the documents behind it and several cases of banks acting badly.