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Eminent Domain the White Knight:

Aug 11, 2013 11:12 EDT Oppenheim Law Eminent Domain the White Knight. Cities are turning to the concept of eminent domain to battle sinking property values and assist homeowners in distress

Support of Florida foreclosure bill holds narrow lead in Tallahassee

May 31, 2013 12:30 EDT Oppenheim Law Florida Gov. Rick Scott has until June 12 to take action on HB 87, a bill that would fast-track foreclosures. "This law would change the rules of current engagement of existing trials before judges,” said South Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, who opposes the bill. “This will only create more uncertainty and a host of new issues will ultimately arise.”

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.

Florida Has Among Highest Foreclosure Rates in Nation - WLRN

May 17, 2012 19:28 EDT Oppenheim Law Foreclosure defense attorney and Oppenheim Law senior partner points to unemployment numbers as a significant factor in turning around the housing market.

Pino v. BNY Mellon case hinges on interpretation of procedural rules - Housing Wire

May 10, 2012 17:32 EDT Oppenheim Law Foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, co-founder and senior partner of Oppenheim Law in Florida, is worried that the rules are being used as a tactical device for financial firms to cover up processing issues.