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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.

Don’t Tread On My Turf; Politicians Need To Butt Out of the Courtoom

Oct 12, 2012 17:33 EDT Oppenheim Law 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.

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.

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.

Landmark Foreclosure Case Goes Before Florida Supreme Court; Has Banks Terrified

May 09, 2012 15:52 EDT Oppenheim Law Roman Pino vs Bank of New York, a case to be heard Thursday, could finally have the banks facing justice for their illegal robosigning.

An Open Letter to Pam Bondi

May 02, 2012 17:57 EDT Oppenheim Law Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi wants help deciding what to do with the $300 million the state will be receiving directly from the national mortgage settlement

Friday Round-Up; Budget Cuts Cripple Foreclosure Docket; Whistleblower gets $18 mil; Stern employees settle

Mar 16, 2012 17:07 EDT Oppenheim Law What budget cuts in the Clerk's Office will do to your foreclosure case, plus a homeowner's dogged work when she was threatened with foreclosure results in a payday.

Friday Round-Up — Bank Of America Makes Deal; Return of Rocket Docket?; Foreclosed Military To Receive Pay Day

Mar 09, 2012 16:40 EST Oppenheim Law Bank of America borrowers and active military could see windfalls because of the mortgage settlement, while we could be seeing the return of Florida's rocket docket.

Politicians and Banks At It Again! Bring It On!

Feb 28, 2012 20:58 EST Oppenheim Law The Florida Fair Foreclosure Act is one step closer to law, and I couldn't be happier.

Florida Fair Foreclosure Act? Fair to Whom?

Feb 24, 2012 16:19 EST Oppenheim Law The Florida Fair Foreclosure Act may be targeting abandoned homes, but it doesn't do nearly enough to protect good homeowners.