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.”

Mortgage Settlement Payouts Are Another Blown Call -- Yahoo! Homes

Sep 28, 2012 16:01 EDT Oppenheim Law It doesn't matter if it's the phantom touchdown on Monday Night Football or the systemic fraud committed during the height of the housing crisis, attorney Roy Oppenheim finds those in charge are having a hard time admitting egregious mistakes were made.

Floridians who lost home to foreclosure to get claims notice - Palm Beach Post

Sep 25, 2012 11:56 EDT Oppenheim Law “I can’t endorse this process and we decided as a firm not to support this process,” said South Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, who has concerns that banks are not taking responsibility for their “systemic intentional fraud” on homeowners. “This is a whitewash.”

Obamacare, the Foreclosure Crisis and the Rule of Law -- Yahoo! Homes

Jun 29, 2012 11:14 EDT Oppenheim Law The debate over Obamacare and the foreclosure crisis have their roots in the same constitutional dilemma.

Foreclosure woes persist in South County - Sun-Sentinel

Jun 05, 2012 08:59 EDT Oppenheim Law About 70 residents, many of them representing homeowners associations, brought their concerns to Clerk of Court Sharon R. Bock and Roy D. Oppenheim, a national foreclosure expert, at a library here Monday night.

Thousands of foreclosures in limbo one year after Stern firm's collapse - Palm Beach Post

Mar 31, 2012 23:33 EDT Oppenheim Law "The entire chapter before the collapse was one of the darkest hours in the history of the Florida Bar and jurisprudence," Roy Oppenheim said.

South Florida sees nearly 53 percent spike in foreclosure filings - Palm Beach Post

Mar 15, 2012 10:10 EDT Oppenheim Law "The velocity of new foreclosures has doubled if not tripled since the settlement," said foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim. "It's like they've been given a green light to go ahead and prosecute."

Banks OK foreclosure settlement that could give state homeowners $8.4 billion - Palm Beach Post

Mar 13, 2012 10:38 EDT Oppenheim Law "I was most concerned that there would be some sneak releases for things that we think the banks should be held liable for," said Roy Oppenheim of Oppenheim Law in Weston. "But they are not being released from suits against MERS or securitization."

Florida to get at least $8 billion in settlement with mortgage lenders, officials say - Sun-Sentinel

Mar 13, 2012 10:29 EDT Oppenheim Law Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim tells the Sun-Sentinel that nearly half of Florida's take could reach Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, mostly as loan modifications.