Governor, Foreclosure Bill Needs To Be Vetoed – Daily Business Review

May 23, 2013 19:36 EDT Oppenheim Law What if I told you that bank and other mortgage debt holders could file fraudulent foreclosure paperwork to take away your home, take it in court and you could not get your house back — only money — even though you could prove it was fraud perpetrated by the bank or debt holder? Would you believe it? In America? In Florida?

Rare dispute within Florida Bar over quickie foreclosures

Apr 14, 2013 16:52 EDT Oppenheim Law A rare public brawl is escalating between members of the Florida Bar about HB 87 and SB 1666 and one of the organization’s most powerful sections over legislation aimed at speeding the state’s lengthy foreclosure process.

South Florida - Keeping Your Place In Paradise Just Got Trickier

Mar 15, 2013 18:35 EDT Oppenheim Law With that comes property. Property that was the hub of the investment world from 2003 through 2007, in which just about everyone felt that they could secure their place in the sun. Investors, as attorney Roy Oppenheim summarizes, “were buying two, three and four at a time. There was overindulgence and a big supply of funds — banks were lending too much.”

Beware, the re-advent of the 'Rocket Docket' is Back... only this time, it's Faster.

Mar 15, 2013 16:17 EDT Oppenheim Law The following article has been republished from The Daily Business Review for the South Florida Law Blog. In this article, Roy Oppenheim, expert legal foreclosure defense attorney predicts lenders will benefit in 95 percent of cases, "But it will all come down to who's prepared for trial on the fateful day." "You will get asymmetrical results. It's like roulette."

Pre-Foreclosures Exposed -- HuffPost Live

Nov 05, 2012 15:08 EST Oppenheim Law Florida real estate attorney and legal commentator Roy Oppenheim defends real estate database Zillow's decision to include pre-foreclosed homes that have not yet come up for sale in online listings in this highlight from a recent HuffPost Live segment.

Thousands of South Floridians to get about $2K after losing homes to foreclosure -- Sun-Sentinel

Oct 16, 2012 10:19 EDT Oppenheim Law Roy Oppenheim, a foreclosure defense lawyer in Weston, said the projected $2,000 settlement to each foreclosed homeowner doesn't go far enough in helping those South Floridians who were tossed out of their homes with such fraudulent paperwork.

Seminar for underwater borrowers set for Saturday -- Sun-Sentinel

Oct 09, 2012 15:49 EDT Oppenheim Law Roy Oppenheim, a Weston-based foreclosure defense lawyer, and two other speakers will address possible solutions and discuss programs that might offer relief for troubled borrowers.

Foreclosure cases back on rise in South Florida  -- Daily Business Review

Oct 03, 2012 12:45 EDT Oppenheim Law "We are unbelievably busy on the foreclosure side," said Roy Oppenheim, co-founder and senior partner of Oppenheim Law, a foreclosure defense firm in Weston. "Maybe there are less law firms doing it, or the banks are just trying to catch up right now and put as many through as possible. I can't explain it."

Chase offers no doc refis, principal reduction - HousingWire

Aug 06, 2012 18:28 EDT Oppenheim Law Roy Oppenheim, a foreclosure defense attorney operating in Florida, said in an interview that the Chase letters do not surprise him.

Twilight in the Sunshine State: Florida's Vision of Boomer-Land -- Huffington Post

Jul 13, 2012 17:30 EDT Oppenheim Law “The real estate industrial complex drove Florida’s economy,” says Roy Oppenheim, a housing lawyer at a Ft. Lauderdale firm.